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The moves make the man

a novel

by Bruce Brooks

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Emotional problems -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A black boy and an emotionally troubled white boy in North Carolina form a precarious friendship.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Bruce Brooks.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B7913 Mo 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3188120M
    ISBN 100060206799, 0060206985
    LC Control Number83049476


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