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From the Mississippi Delta a memoir by Endesha Ida Mae Holland

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Published by Lawrence Hill Books in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Greenwood (Miss.),
  • Delta (Miss. : Region),
  • Mississippi,
  • Greenwood


  • Holland, Endesha Ida Mae, 1944-,
  • African American women -- Mississippi -- Greenwood -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Mississippi -- Greenwood -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Greenwood (Miss.) -- Biography.,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1997.

StatementEndesha Ida Mae Holland.
LC ClassificationsF349.G82 H65 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL387692M
ISBN 101556523416
LC Control Number98050725

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