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Blacks
by Gwendolyn Brooks

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    Format: Hardcover
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780883781395
    Imprint: Third World Press
    Publisher: Third World Press
    Parent Company: Third World Press

    Book Description:
    Here is a necessary collection of poetry for admirers of words and treasurers of literary beauty. Spanning more than 30 years, this collection of literary masterpieces by the venerable Ms. Gwendolyn Brooks, arguably Illinois’ most beloved Poet Laureate and Chicago’s elder black literary stateswoman, ""Blacks"" includes all of Ms. Brooks’ critically acclaimed writings. Within its covers is the groundbreaking ""Annie Allen,"" which earned her the Pulitzer Prize in 1950. There is also the sweepingly beautiful and finely crafted ""A Street in Bronzeville,"" a highly anticipated and lauded poetic treasure that spoke volumes for this great poet’s love of black people, Chicago’s Black community, and even the community of the world. ""Blacks"" includes a special treat, ""Maud Martha,"" Brooks’ only novel.

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