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Pieces from Life"s Crazy Quilt (American Lives)

by Marvin V. Arnett

  • 315 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Bison Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Black studies,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Cultural Heritage,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11211916M
    ISBN 100803216386
    ISBN 109780803216389
    OCLC/WorldCa212431606

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Raised in a black neighborhood in urban Detroit, Marvin V. Arnett begins her book with her birth during the Great Depression, and ends with the infamous Detroit race riot of /5(6).

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