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The Bean eaters

Author: Gwendolyn Brooks
Publisher: [Whitefish, Mont.] : Literary Licensing Llc, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwendolyn Brooks
ISBN: 1258269694 9781258269692 9781258274481 1258274485
OCLC Number: 794207335
Notes: Originally published, New York : Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1950.
Description: 71 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The explorer --
My little 'bout-town gal --
The bean eaters --
We real cool --
Old Mary --
A Bronzeville mother loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi mother burns bacon --
The last quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till --
Mrs. Small --
Jessie Mitchell's mother --
The Chicago Defender sends a man to Little Rock --
The lovers of the poor --
A sunset of the city --
A man of the middle class --
Kid Bruin --
The ghost at the Quincy Club --
The crazy woman --
Pete at the zoo --
Bronzeville man with a belt in the back --
A lonely love --
For Clarice it is terrible because with this he takes away all the popular songs and the moonlights and still night hushes and the movies with star-eyed girls and simpering males --
Jack --
A Penitent considers another coming of Mary --
Bronzeville woman in a red hat --
The contemplation of suicide: the temptation of Timothy --
On the occasion of the open-air formation of the Olde Tymers' Walking and Nature Club --
Bessie of Bronzeville visits Mary and Norman at a beach-house in New Buffalo --
Naomi --
Callie Ford --
The Ballad of Rudolph Reed --
Priscilla assails the Sepulchre of Love --
Leftist orator in Washington Park pleasantly punishes the gropers --
The Artists' and Models' Ball --
The egg boiler --
In Emanuel's nightmare: Another coming of Christ.
Responsibility: Gwendolyn Brooks.

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