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Great African Americans in entertainment

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Published by Crabtree Pub. Co. in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American entertainers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Entertainers.,
  • Singers.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    Examines the lives of more than ten African American entertainers, including Josephine Baker, Sammi Davis, Jr., Susan Taylor, and Spike Lee, with the obstacles they each overcame.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPat Rediger.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesOutstanding African Americans
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2286 .R44 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL801101M
    ISBN 100865057990, 086505813X
    LC Control Number95037451


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