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Carl Maxey

Jim Kershner

Carl Maxey

a fighting life

by Jim Kershner

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxey, Carl, -- 1924-1997.,
  • African American lawyers -- Washington (State) -- Spokane -- Biography.,
  • Civil rights workers -- Washington (State) -- Spokane -- Biography.,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Washington (State) -- Spokane -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Kershner.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF373.M377 K47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 264 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21836461M
    ISBN 100295988460
    ISBN 109780295988467
    LC Control Number2008008657


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