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All Aunt Hagar"s Children

Edward P. Jones

All Aunt Hagar"s Children

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Published by Sound Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Francis James (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11153042M
    ISBN 100792745329
    ISBN 109780792745327
    OCLC/WorldCa71809242


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ALL AUNT HAGAR’S CHILDREN Edward P. Jones To my sister Eunice Ann Mary Jones-Washington and to the multitudes who came up out of the South for something better, something different, and, again, to the memory of my mother, Jeanette S.

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