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Colette Brooks

Colette Brooks won the PEN/Jerard Award in 2001 for her book of creative nonfiction titled In the City: Random Acts of Awareness (W.W. NortonĀ 2001).


Life in America

In 1870 Edla Alida Svensson, native of Norro Melland-gard, Sweden, sailed the Atlantic with husband Gustave and settled in Norway, Kansas, where they were thereafter known as The Nelsons. Of her father little is known. Of her mother, however, they [...]