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A Brooklyn Project free pdf An urban book of poetry from the authors perspective of living in Farragut Projects located in Brooklyn, NYC. Hear about the author's friends, family and community through poetry, photographs and literary dialogue. Wonderful book, inspiring, educational and often funny. The book A Brooklyn Project is a representation of author'sexperience there from 1962 to1985. The poetic vision of the events and people through the eyes of a child, teenager and adult. This book of urban poetryisculturally moving. She captures the essence of the neighborhood, it's shops, churches, schoolsand the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Farraguthouses are a cultural icon and is the focal point of the work.It's multi- cultural influence is a marvel from their block parties, community center marching bands, leisure time and Old Timers Day. Today you can Google Farragut Houseson Facebook with over 900 members strong. Blogs with an array of comments by community members posted daily in remembrance and recognition of the neighborhood. Every year they still get together for Old Timers Day to celebrate with the new community tenants and reunite with the old, usually at Commodore Barry Park (City Park) or a Block Party on Sands Street from the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Navy Streetto Gold Street. The area of Farragut was the foundation of Shiva School (Yeshiva is Jewish), Watch Tower (Jehovah's Witnesses), Public Schools, St. Ann's Catholic Church, Drakes Cakes, Barney's Italian Grocer andDr. White Community Center. Farragut Housesnext door neighborsare Brooklyn Heights Historical District, and Fort Greene.It was the home of Italian, Jewish, African American, Puerto Rican and West Indians. It's building's location stand near the Brooklyn

About MS Kimberley Celeste Penamon

Born in Brooklyn, New York in the early 60's. She attended - Dr. Daniel Hale Williams Elementary School in the Farragut community. She lived at 191 Sands Street on the 14th floor with her older brother and parents. Her mother was Ruby M. Tully of West Indian descent (Barbados) and father- Robert Penamon a southern man from Oxford, Mississippi. The High School of Art

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Author : MS Kimberley Celeste Penamon
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 12 March 2014
ISBN : 1494950626
EAN : 9781494950620
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 74 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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