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Before the Knife

Carolyn Slaughter

Before the Knife

Memories of an African Childhood

by Carolyn Slaughter

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Novelists, English,
  • Slaughter, Carolyn,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9582520M
    ISBN 100613707419
    ISBN 109780613707411

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