The Queen of Harlem

by Brian Keith Jackson

Publisher: Doubleday in New York

Written in English
Cover of: The Queen of Harlem | Brian Keith Jackson
Published: Pages: 239 Downloads: 544
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Places:

  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • African American college graduates -- Fiction.,
  • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Young men -- Fiction.,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementBrian Keith Jackson.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.A2117 Q84 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3951971M
ISBN 100385502958
LC Control Number2001047233
OCLC/WorldCa47831369

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