Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (Black Americans of Achievement

by Robert Jakoubek

Publisher: Chelsea House Publications

Written in English
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  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Religious,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction

Edition Notes

Paperback

ContributionsNathan I. Huggins (Editor), Coretta Scott King (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9354040M
ISBN 100613945344
ISBN 109780613945349

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