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Chariot in the sky

a story of the Jubilee Singers

by Arna Wendell Bontemps

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jubilee Singers -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Jubilee Singers -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Eleven black students form a singing group and tour the world in an attempt to save their college from financial ruin. Includes a history of the Jubilee Singers, including photographs, song sheets, concert posters, and programs.

    Edition Notes

    StatementArna Bontemps ; foreword by David Levering Lewis ; afterword by Andrew Ward.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B6443 Ch 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3551620M
    ISBN 100195156587
    LC Control Number2002000620
    OCLC/WorldCa48964689


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