Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

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A landmark work of American photojournalism renowned for its fusion of social conscience and artistic radicality ("New York Times") In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for "Fortune" magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" was first published in 1941 to enormous critical acclaim. This unsparing record of place, of the people who shaped the ...

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families 1989, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395489017

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