TITLE

David Diop

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Academy of American Poets -- Biographies of American Poets;2006, p396
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of poet David Diop is presented. He was born David Mandessi Diop in Bordeaux, France on July 9, 1927 to a Cameroonean mother and a Sengalese father. Among the books of poetry he had written are "Coups de pilon," "Selections, and "Hammer Blows and Other Writings." He was killed in an airplane crash traveling home to France from Senegal.
ACCESSION #
24485011

 

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