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REPORT FROM PART ONE and REPORT FROM PART TWO; [Two volumes of memoirs, BOTH SIGNED]

REPORT FROM PART ONE and REPORT FROM PART TWO; [Two volumes of memoirs, BOTH SIGNED]

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REPORT FROM PART ONE and REPORT FROM PART TWO; [Two volumes of memoirs, BOTH SIGNED]

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Detroit / Chicago: Broadside Press / Third World Press, (1972 / 1996). First edition of each volume. The first one, "REPORT FROM PART ONE," IS INSCRIBED on the half-title page, "For Richard and Joan, Warm regards!/ Sincerely,/ Gwendolyn Brooks"; and the second one, "REPORT FROM PART TWO," IS SIGNED TWICE in green ink (on title and half-title pages). Collectively these two autobiographical volumes are filled with memories, musings, interviews, letters, poetry, and pictures covering her life, work, family, friends, et al. An important record of a lifetime of family, community and poetry from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and our nation's first Black Poet Laureate. First volume: 8vo gilt-stamped dark-blue cloth boards; illustrated with photographs; 215 pages; issued without a dust jacket; near fine with page edges faintly foxed and small light stain to upper edge rear blank. Second volume: 8vo gilt-stamped blue cloth boards; 170 pages; fine with just a touch of scattered spotting in fine dust jacket. Scarce signed first editions.

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Quill & Brush US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
REPORT FROM PART ONE and REPORT FROM PART TWO; [Two volumes of memoirs, BOTH SIGNED]
Author
Brooks, Gwendolyn
Book Condition
Used
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Publisher
Broadside Press / Third World Press
Place of Publication
Detroit / Chicago
Date Published
(1972 / 1996)
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BLACK AUTHOR; AUTOBIOGRAPHY;
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