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The Clarion People by  Audrey LEE - First Edition - 1968 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Clarion People

by LEE, Audrey

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 180pp. Foxing to upper edge of text block, else a tight, Near Fine copy in Fine, unworn dustwrapper. The Philadelphia author's first novel, of crime and poverty in an inner-city Black ghetto.




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