Still the sirens by Dennis Brutus

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Published by Pennywhistle Press in Santa Fe .

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Edition Notes

On cover: Poems by Dennis Brutus, with an introduction by Lamont B. Steptoe.

Book details

StatementDennis Brutus.
SeriesPennywhistle chapbook
LC ClassificationsPR6052.R79 S8 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19828394M
ISBN 100938631098

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