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Real Lives of Strong Black Women

Transcending Myths, Reclaiming Joy

by Toby Thompkins

  • 165 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Agate Bolden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Mind, Body, Spirit,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Motivational & Inspirational,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • General,
  • African American women,
  • African-American women,
  • Biography,
  • Life skills guides,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8811337M
    ISBN 10193284113X
    ISBN 109781932841138
    OCLC/WorldCa61441486


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