Melvin B. Tolson, 1898-1966
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Melvin B. Tolson, 1898-1966 plain talk and poetic prophecy by Robert M. Farnsworth

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tolson, Melvin Beaunorus,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert M. Farnsworth.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3539.O334 Z69 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination322 p. ;
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23277576M
ISBN 100826204333
LC Control Number83021571

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