Radical chic and Mau-Mauing the flak catchers. by Tom Wolfe

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Black Panther Party.,
  • African Americans -- Suffrage.,
  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1964-1975.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.

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Other titlesMau-Mauing the flak catchers
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19392395M

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