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  • 302 Pages
  • 2.86 MB
  • English
Harper & Row , New York
Dancers, Biog
Statementby Josephine Baker and Jo Bouillon ; translated from the French by Mariana Fitzpatrick
ContributionsBouillon, Jo, 1908- joint author
LC ClassificationsGV1785.B3 A2913 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 302 p., [8] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24849121M
ISBN 100060102128
LC Control Number76026212

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Baker grew up fatherless and in poverty. Between the ages of 8 and 10 she was out .