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6 edition of When Banana Was King found in the catalog.

When Banana Was King

A Jamaican Banana King in Jim Crow America

by Leslie, Gordon Goffe

  • 301 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by LMH Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Jamaica,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9190872M
    ISBN 109768202238
    ISBN 109789768202239

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