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companion to West Indian literature

Hughes, Michael

companion to West Indian literature

by Hughes, Michael

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Published by Collins in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West Indian literature (English) -- Bio-bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementMichael Hughes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1502.B5 H83, PR9210 H83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. ;
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3839852M
    ISBN 100003252809
    LC Control Number81155004

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