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Modern views of the sun.

John Stanley Plaskett

Modern views of the sun.

by John Stanley Plaskett

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English


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Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
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Characters work at subservient jobs (Walter is a chauffeur, and his mother and sister clean houses), grapple with the impact this has on their self-esteem, and face racial prejudice.

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