Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks

"poetry Is Life Distilled"

Book - 2005
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all walks of life. This vividly drawn life story will fascinate Brooks's fans and entice other readers to discover her poetry.
For Gwendolyn Brooks, writing was vital to life??like breathing or eating, ? she said. Brooks cast her poets? eye on the daily struggles of ordinary African-Americans and told the truth about racism and urban poverty. In 1950, Brooks became the first black writer to win a Pulitzer Prize. As the civil rights movement evolved, so did Brooks's own views. Her work grew sharper with black pride and solidarity. Brooks's career spanned more than fifty years, and her poetry appeals to people from
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 2005
ISBN: 0766022927 (hardcover)
9780766022928 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: YB BROOKS
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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