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Black Mountain College

sprouted seeds : an anthology of personal accounts

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mervin Lane.
    ContributionsLane, Mervin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD451.B5682 B57 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 346 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1875932M
    ISBN 100870496638
    LC Control Number90035968
    OCLC/WorldCa21441294


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