First Edition of Gwendolyn Brooks' Report from Part One; Signed by Her
Report from Part One.
Item Number: 57037
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972.
First edition of Brooks’ memoir. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Sincerely Gwendolyn Brooks.” In near fine condition. Prefaces by Don L. Lee and George Kent.
Gwendolyn Brooks was an American poet, author, and teacher. Her work often dealt with the personal celebrations and struggles of ordinary people in her community. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950 for Annie Allen making her the first African American to receive the Pulitzer.