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David Bradley

David Bradley was born in 1950 in Bedford, a small town in western Pennsylvania 'perilously close to the Mason-Dixon line'. The county had about a hundred black people in a population of thirty thousand. 'It was not that hospitable for blacks,' says Bradley, 'or that comfortable'. In 1968 Bradley went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he studied English and creative writing. He later was a post-graduate at King's College, London, and subsequently worked as an editor...See more