Burn, baby, burn the Los Angeles race riot, August 1965 by Jerry Cohen

Cover of: Burn, baby, burn | Jerry Cohen

Published by Gollancz in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published: Dutton, 1966.

Book details

Statementby Jerry Cohen and William S. Murphy ; introduction by Robert Kirsch.
ContributionsMurphy, William Sarsfield.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18604688M

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