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Burn, baby, burn!

Jerry Cohen

Burn, baby, burn!

the Los Angeles race riot, August, 1965

by Jerry Cohen

  • 286 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Avon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965,
  • African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jerry Cohen and William S. Murphy ; introduction by Robert Kirsch
    ContributionsMurphy, William S. 1920-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14997591M

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