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Amiable with big teeth

McKay, Claude

Amiable with big teeth

a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem

by McKay, Claude

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harlem Renaissance,
  • Fiction,
  • African Americans,
  • Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-300).

    StatementClaude McKay ; edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier and Brent Hayes Edwards
    SeriesPenguin classics, Penguin classics
    ContributionsCloutier, Jean-Christophe, editor, writer of introduction, Edwards, Brent Hayes, editor, writer of introduction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.A24785 A83 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 302 pages
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27229957M
    ISBN 100143107313
    ISBN 109780143107316
    LC Control Number2016036985
    OCLC/WorldCa959552304

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