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Recollections of a sleeping car porter by Jack Thorne

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Published by Doan & Pilson, printers in Jersey City .
Written in English


  • African Americans

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Jack Thorne [pseud.]
LC ClassificationsPS3511.U6625 R4 1892
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24873934M
LC Control Number27017588

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