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Ishmael scott reed (born february 22, 1938) is an american poet, novelist, essayist, reed's novels, poetry and essays have been translated into french, spanish, italian, german, japanese, hebrew, hungarian, dutch, korean, chinese and. Learning from ishmael reed essayslearning from ishmael reed's what american about america it is true that america is glorified as a wealthy country, . Multi-america by ishmael reed multi-america essays on cultural wars and cultural peace edited by ishmael reed buy now from.
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