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Gloria Naylor, Author Of 'Women Of Brewster Place,' Dead At 66

The award-winning author Gloria Naylor, who published a number of well-regarded works of fiction including The Women of Brewster Place, has died, reports Ebony Magazine. Ebony confirmed in a phone call with Naylor’s sister, Bernice Harrison, that the author died on Sept. 28 after she suffered a heart attack and could not be revived by medical professionals. The author of novels such as Linden Hills, Mama Day, and Bailey’s Cafe, Naylor was acclaimed for her psychologically acute and provocative fiction.
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