Langston Hughes by Philip S. Bryant
(African-American Biographies (Raintree Hardcover))

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Langston Hughes is one of the most important American poets of the twentieth century. He was among the first African-American writers to see the poetry in everyday black speech and use it in his own writing. This biography tell his story and how his perseverance and unique qualities continue to set examples today. Readers will be inspired to learn how Langston overcame adversity and hardships, while making his mark in the world of literature.

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Philip S. Bryant is the author of several collections of poetry, including Sermon on a Perfect Spring Day- nominated for a Minnesota Book Award in 1999. Recently, his work appeared in Where One Voice Ends, Another Begins: 150 Years of Minnesota Poetry. Raised in Chicago, Bryant is an Associate Professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.
Published January 1, 2003 by Sagebrush Education Resources. 64 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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