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Harper & Row, 1963 - Poetry - 127 pages
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This volume brings together the best of the Pulitzer Prize winner's work from three earlier books now out of print, and includes a section of new poems which have not appeared before in book form.

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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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