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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19900202
Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Troupe's poetry reflects his African-American heritage. He reads from his book WEATHER REPORTS, and talks about the influence place has on his work.
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In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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