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Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
This is the first full-scale biography of Gwendolyn Brooks, one of America's major poets. George E. Kent, a longtime friend and literary associate of the poet in Chicago, was given exclusive access to Brooks' early notebooks, which she kept from the age of seven. Kent also interviewed Brooks, her mother, and other family members in Chicago and elsewhere. He scoured records ...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published December 4th 1993 by University Press of Kentucky
(first published December 1st 1989)
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