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Published May 1st 2005 by HarperAudio
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Gwendolyn Brooks wrote the line at the 59th St/Lexington subway station mosaic that I love, and I only just discovered it was her: Conduct your blooming in the noise and whip of the whirlwind.
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Although she was born on 7 June 1917 in Topeka, Kansas--the first child of David and Keziah Brooks--Gwendolyn Brooks is "a Chicagoan." The family moved to Chicago shortly after her birth, and despite her extensive travels and periods in some of the major universities of the country, she has remained associated with the city's South Side. What her strong family unit lacked in material wealth was ...more
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