Dream country

by Shannon Gibney

Written in English
Published: Pages: 335 Downloads: 664
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Subjects:

  • African Americans,
  • Family life,
  • Slavery,
  • Liberian Americans,
  • Americans,
  • Fiction,
  • Refugees,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementShannon Gibney
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.G5 Dre 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination335 pages
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26968596M
ISBN 109780735231672
LC Control Number2017055923

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