Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Paperback

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Paperback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series

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In the summer of 1936, Agee and Evans set out on assignement 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 enourmous critical acclaim.

This unspairing record of place, of the people who shaped the land, and of the rhythm of their lives today stands as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Photographic reportage
  • ISBN: 9780141188492

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I did not know what it meant to be Southern until I read this book.

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