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The Life and Loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger

Cecil Brown

The Life and Loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger

A Novel (The Dark Tower Series)

by Cecil Brown

  • 155 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Ecco Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • African American Literature,
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGerald Early (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8132624M
    ISBN 100880015179
    ISBN 109780880015172

      CECIL BROWN is the author of I, Stagolee: a Novel, Stagolee Shot Billy and The Life and Loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger. He can be reached at: He can be reached at: [email protected]


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