Wednesday, 12 October 2016

108th birthday of Ann Petry

(Born 12 October 1908, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, US)
Pharmacist, award-wining and influential novelist and journalist – publications include the classic, The Street (1946), Country Place (1947), The Narrows (1953), Tituba of Salem Village (1955, novel for children), Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (1960, non-fiction)

(Alice Coltrane Sextet, “Isis and Osiris” [personnel: Coltrane, harp, piano; Pharoah Sanders, soprano saxophone, percussion; Charlie Haden, bass; Vishnu Wood, oud; Rashied Ali, drums; recorded: live, Village Gate, New York, US, 4 July 1970])
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