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On the Shoulders of Giants

My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

  • 19 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography/People of Color,
  • Chronological Period/20th Century,
  • Ethnic Orientation/African-American,
  • Unabridged Audio / Autobiography/Biography,
  • People of Color,
  • Sports - General,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Harlem Renaissance,
  • Influence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8365422M
    ISBN 101400134285
    ISBN 109781400134281
    OCLC/WorldCa144991432

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