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Visible man a true story of post-racist America by George F. Gilder

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English



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  • Rape -- New York (State) -- Albany -- Case studies,
  • Racism -- New York (State) -- Albany

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Edition Notes

Statementby George Gilder.
LC ClassificationsHV6568.A4 G54
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4551138M
ISBN 100465090419
LC Control Number77020411

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