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Duke Ellington

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- Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African Americans- Straightforward and objective writing- Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia- Essential for multicultural studies
Paperback, 124 pages
Published October 28th 1988 by Chelsea House Publications (first published December 1st 1987)
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Ken Moten
Jun 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am going to try to start adding some more books from my childhood that I have been wanting to introduce, but have been too busy or procrastinating on. The key books that I have been procrastinating on are the Black Americans of Achievement series. The series of biographies that came out of this publishing line introduced me to a lot of my history and culture and was written for my age group of that time anyway. These were the first legitimate "prose" books I read regularly (meaning these books ...more
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