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Locked-out Americans a memoir by John R. Fry

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.

Subjects:

  • Blackstone Rangers,
  • African American youth -- Illinois -- Chicago,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] John R. Fry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF548.9.N3 F78 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5291214M
ISBN 100060630736
LC Control Number72011355
OCLC/WorldCa627848

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