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Published by Warner Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil rights movements,
  • African American comedians,
  • Historical fiction,
  • African American men,
  • Racism,
  • Comedians,
  • Fiction

Book details:

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Dreaming of making it big in the entertainment world, aspiring black comic Jackie Mann will do anything to achieve his goal as he journeys from Harlem to the height of fame, in a novel set during the early days of the civil rights movement.

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Ridley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.I3598 C66 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination433 p. ;
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24745661M
ISBN 100446528366
ISBN 109780446528368
LC Control Number2001052605
OCLC/WorldCa48223462

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