Memoir of a race traitor by Mab Segrest

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Published by South End Press in Boston, MA .

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Places:

  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.,
  • North Carolina

Subjects:

  • Segrest, Mab, 1949-,
  • Civil rights movements -- Southern States.,
  • Civil rights workers -- North Carolina -- Biography.,
  • Lesbians -- North Carolina -- Biography.,
  • Feminism -- Southern States.,
  • Southern States -- Race relations.

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Book details

Statementby Mab Segrest.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF220.A1 S38 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1400714M
ISBN 100896084752, 0896084744
LC Control Number93008509

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