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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: Agee, James / Evans, Walker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 5/1/2015

Seller ID: 9780395488973

ISBN: 0395488974

Condition: USED


The clasic that became the prototype of the modern nonfiction novel. A watershed literary event at its first publication in 1941, LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN is an "unsparing record of the harsh existence of three Alabama families, and a poetic meditation on the terrible beauty of their lives," recognized by the New York Public Library as one of the most influential books of the century. View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: Agee, James and Walker Evans

Price: $7.50

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: 0618127496

ISBN: 0618127496

Condition: USED


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, in 1941, "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" was first published to enormous critical acclaim. This unsparing record of place, of the people who shaped the land and the rhythm of their lives, is intensely moving and u... View more info