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Little Liberia

Jonny Steinberg

Little Liberia

an African odyssey in New York City

by Jonny Steinberg

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Published by Jonathan Ball in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Liberian Americans,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-273) and index.

    StatementJonny Steinberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.L53 S845 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24867493M
    ISBN 101868423824, 1868424367
    ISBN 109781868423828, 9781868424368
    LC Control Number2011399043

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