Peekskill: USA a personal experience. by Howard Fast

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Published by Civil Rights Congress. this edition has been limited in number to five hundred, specially bound and autographed by Howard Fast, Paul Robeson and William L. Patterson. in [New York] .

Written in English

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  • Peekskill (N.Y.)


  • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.,
  • Peekskill (N.Y.) -- Riots, 1949.

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LC ClassificationsJC599.U52 N53
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6088452M
LC Control Number51003534

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The book is informative, easy to read and very organized. I was especially impressed by the beautiful plate glass pictures /5(3). : Peekskill USA: Some moderate aging to pages and dust jacket, wrapped in mylar, moderate shelf wear and shadowing, SIGNED BY AUTHOR HOWARD FAST AND BY ACTOR PAUL ROBESON (BOOK IS DEDICATED TO PAUL ROBESON).

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