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Book Description
London, MacGibbon & Kee, 1969. 1st Edition. Near fine hardback covers in a near fine pictorial dust jacket. Contents fine. Black and white ills. Not price-clipped.
Dealer Notes
Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones; October 7, 1934 – January 9, 2014), previously known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka,[1] was an American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at several universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received the PEN/Beyond Margins Award in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone.[5]

Baraka's career spanned nearly 50 years, and his themes range from black liberation to white racism. Some poems that are always associated with him are "The Music: Reflection on Jazz and Blues", "The Book of Monk", and "New Music, New Poetry", works that draw on topics from the worlds of society, music, and literature. Baraka's poetry and writing have attracted both high praise and condemnation.
Author LeRoi Jones
Date 1969
Binding Cloth
Publisher MacGibbon & Kee
Illustrator N/A
Condition Near fine
Pages 221

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