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Elaine Roberts

Born: 1945
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Roberts has a B. A. from Chicago State University.

Biography: Elaine Roberts is a writer, a poet, and a mother. She is an intellect, a facilitator of knowledge and an inspiration to many. Since the age of eleven, Elaine has been intrigued by literature and poetry.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Elaine Roberts on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The Ghosts of 47th Street
ISBN: 0965721361 OCLC:

Tramella Publishing Company 2014-06-30

The Ghosts of 47th Street is a book that shows how racism and segregation forced blacks to unite in a positive way, how blacks lived in a limited area and gave strength and support to each other. The people interviewed for this book were happy to expressed their experience of living on 47th Street.