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Roberta Flack, sound of velvet melting

Linda Jacobs Altman

Roberta Flack, sound of velvet melting

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Published by EMC Corp. in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flack, Roberta -- Juvenile literature,
  • Flack, Roberta,
  • Singers,
  • African Americans -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the versatile black singer whose voice has been described as the sound of velvet melting.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Linda Jacobs.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesBehind the bright lights
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3930.F54 J2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5194106M
    ISBN 100884361888, 0884361896
    LC Control Number75015627


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