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Leon Forrest

writer, educator
Born: 1937
Birthplace: Chicago

Widely considered one of the most important African-American writers of his generation, he produced novels and essays and taught English and African-American studies for 24 years at Northwestern University. His novels include There is a Tree More Ancient Than Eden (1973) and Divine Days (1992).

Died: 11/6/1997
Milos FormanFRobert Forster

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