Negro preacher in American fiction before 1900 by Nancy Bullock Woolridge

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  • American fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • African American clergy in literature.,
  • Clergy in literature.

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Statementby Nancy Bullock Woolridge.
LC ClassificationsPS374.N4 W6
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 215-243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL189680M
LC Control Numbera 46002766

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