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The book of Harlan

Bernice L. McFadden

The book of Harlan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American families,
  • African Americans,
  • Musicians,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    During World War II, two African American musicians, Harlan and Lizard, are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at Buchenwald concentration camp which changes the course of Harlan"s life.--

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Bernice L. McFadden
    The Physical Object
    Pagination341 pages
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27207528M
    ISBN 101617754455
    ISBN 109781617754456
    OCLC/WorldCa923553504


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After his prominent. The following information for the first generations of Harlan(d)s is quoted from the "History and Genealogy of the Harlan Family" by Alpheus Harlan. The numbering system also follows that which is in the book. The book is no longer available but can be viewed online.

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