In the Mecca by Gwendolyn Brooks

In the Mecca

Gwendolyn Brooks

55 pages first pub 1968 (editions)

poetry reflective slow-paced


In The Mecca a long poem about a mother searching for her lost child in a Chicago apartment building. In The Mecca was nominated for the National Book Award for poetry.

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