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My body politic a memoir by Simi Linton

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English


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StatementSimi Linton.
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LC ClassificationsHV
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Pagination246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22722216M
ISBN 100472115391

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