Letters to Martha

and other poems from a South African prison. by Dennis Brutus

Publisher: Heinemann Educational in London, Nairobi [etc.]

Written in English
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Places:

  • South Africa

Subjects:

  • Political prisoners -- Poetry,
  • Imprisonment -- Poetry,
  • South Africa -- Poetry

Edition Notes

GenrePoetry.
SeriesAfrican writers series, 46
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9390.9.B7 L48 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 57 p.
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4617002M
ISBN 100435900463
LC Control Number77400315

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