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David Co., 1987 - Literary Criticism - 512 pages
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User Review  - Glen Engel-Cox - Goodreads

A collection of poetry by Brooks, probably the most honored African- American poet. It also includes "Maud Martha," Brooks' single novel to date. I liked the novel, but felt it was a little too much ... Read full review

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User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

I love her poem "Song in the Front Yard" so I picked up this book. It is a good thick collection of some of her best poetry and Ms. Brooks excellent novel Maud Martha. I had read selections from Maud ... Read full review


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Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Annie Allen" and one of the most celebrated African American poets. She was Poet Laureate for the state of Illinois, a National Women's Hall of Fame inductee, and a recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts. She received fifty honorary degrees. Her other books include "a Street in Bronzeville, In the Mecca, The Bean Eaters, " and "Maud Martha".

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