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To Disembark

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ISBN-10: 0883781026

ISBN-13: 9780883781029

Edition: 1981

Authors: Gwendolyn Brooks

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Unforgettable poetic imagery by one of the greatest female African-American poets that captures the vitality and complexity of Black life.
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Book details

List price: $8.00
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: Third World Press
Publication date: 9/1/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 70
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Gwendolyn Brooks was born on June 17, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas. She graduated from Wilson Junior College in Chicago in 1936 and received her L.H.D. (Doctor of Humane Letters) from Columbia College in 1964. She was the author of more than twenty books of poetry, including Children Coming Home, Blacks, To Disembark, The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems, Riot, In the Mecca, The Bean Eaters, and A Street in Bronzeville. In 1950, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Annie Allen. She wrote numerous other books including a novel, Maud Martha, Report from Part One: An Autobiography, a book of poetry for children Bronzeville Boys and Girls, and several children's fiction books. She…