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The Heinemann book of African women"s writing

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature (English) -- Women authors.,
  • African literature (French) -- Women authors -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBook of African women"s writing
    Statementedited by Charlotte H. Bruner.
    SeriesAfrican writers series
    ContributionsBruner, Charlotte H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9348 .H44 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1134888M
    ISBN 100435906739
    LC Control Number94101587
    OCLC/WorldCa29844205


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