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Published by Published for Harlem River Press by Writers and Readers Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Palestine

Subjects:

  • Palestinian Arabs -- Poetry,
  • Palestine -- Poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSuheir Hammad.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A4473 B67 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1004482M
ISBN 100863162444
LC Control Number96044200

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