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The darkest child

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Published by Soho in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
    • Poor families -- Fiction.,
    • Single mothers -- Fiction.,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • African American girls -- Fiction.,
    • African American families -- Fiction.,
    • Georgia -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDelores Phillips.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3616.H455 D37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination387 p. ;
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3686710M
      ISBN 101569473455
      LC Control Number2003050561


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