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Al Young

Poetry Fiction Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19861107

Poet, novelist, and nonfiction writer Al Young reads the story "Green Onions, Booker T. and the MGs, 1962" from his book Kinds of Blue and talks about the influence of jazz on his writing. A program with Al Young from 1993 as well as the first and second parts of a 2017 interview are available in our Audio Archives.

| Subject Matter: Jazz, Music | Interview Year: 1986 | Genre: Poetry Fiction Nonfiction | Awards: National Book Award, American Book Award |

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