Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston

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Published by Indiana University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • General,
  • History - General History

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Book details

ContributionsMiguel Covarrubias (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10228159M
ISBN 100253202086
ISBN 109780253202086

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