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The World According to Fannie Davis

My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

by Bridgett M. Davis

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The World According to Fannie Davis
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My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers
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An homage to the author's mother relates how she cleverly played Detroit's illegal lottery in the 1970s to support the family while creating a loving, joyful home and mothering her children to the highest standards.

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