- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Paperback (2004)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0032THN1K
- Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1,224 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,066,849 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback) Unknown Binding – 2004
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