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Night on fire

Ronald Kidd

Night on fire

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Civil rights,
  • Violence,
  • Social change,
  • Fiction,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • Freedom Rides, 1961,
  • Historical fiction,
  • History,
  • African Americans,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Civil rights workers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald Kidd
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K5315 Ni 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 pages
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27189360M
    ISBN 100807570249
    ISBN 109780807570241
    OCLC/WorldCa908914923

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