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Braided Lives An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing by Minnesota Humanities Commission

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Published by Minnesota Humanities Commission .
Written in English


  • United States,
  • Minority authors,
  • Literary collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • American - General,
  • Ethnic groups,
  • American literature,
  • Minorities

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8521235M
ISBN 100962929808
ISBN 109780962929809

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