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Playing the numbers

Shane White

Playing the numbers

gambling in Harlem between the wars

by Shane White

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementShane White ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6721.N5 P54 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24449095M
ISBN 100674051076
ISBN 109780674051072
LC Control Number2009052262
OCLC/WorldCa456170082

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