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Published by Borealis Books in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Read, Warren, -- 1967- -- Family.,
  • Read, Warren, -- 1967- -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Read, Warren, -- 1967- -- Travel -- West (U.S.).,
  • Lynching -- Minnesota -- Duluth -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Family secrets -- Case studies.,
  • Redemption -- Case studies.,
  • Duluth (Minn.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Duluth (Minn.) -- Biography.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199).

StatementWarren Read.
GenreCase studies., Biography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6462.M6 R43 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21173314M
ISBN 100873516079
ISBN 109780873516075
LC Control Number2007044847

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