|Statement||Yvette La Pierre ; consultant, Jane Bangley McQueen.|
|Contributions||McQueen, Jane Bangley.|
|LC Classifications||E159 .L23 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||348 p. :|
|Number of Pages||348|
|LC Control Number||95072806|
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