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Destined to witness

growing up black in Nazi Germany

by Hans J. Massaquoi

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Massaquoi, Hans J.,
    • Blacks -- Germany -- Biography.,
    • Racism -- Germany.,
    • National socialism.,
    • Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      LC Copy 1 autographed by the author.

      StatementHans J. Massaquoi.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD78.B55 M38 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 443 p. :
      Number of Pages443
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL41879M
      ISBN 100688171559
      LC Control Number99034221

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