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Everything must go : the life and death of an American neighborhood

Author: Kevin Coval; Langston Allston
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2019.
Series: BreakBeat poets series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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"Everything Must Go is an illustrated collection of poems in the spirit of a graphic novel, a collaboration between poet Kevin Coval and illustrator Langston Allston. The book celebrates Chicago's Wicker Park in the late 1990's, Coval's home as a young artist, the ancestral neighborhood of his forebears, and a vibrant enclave populated by colorful characters. Allston's illustrations honor the neighborhood as it once  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Coval; Langston Allston
ISBN: 9781642590265 1642590266
OCLC Number: 1120052675
Description: 102 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: BreakBeat poets series.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Kevin Coval ; illustrated by Langston Allston.

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Award-winning poet Kevin Coval and graphic artist Langston Allston bare witness to the effects of gentrification in a Chicago neighborhood.  Read more...

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"Chicago-based poet and educator Kevin Coval has one of the strongest and most long-standing literary visions in the city." -Chicago Tribune"Kevin Coval made me understand what it is to be a poet, Read more...

 
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