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Author Agee, James, 1909-1955.

Title Cotton tenants : three families / James Agee ; [photographs by] Walker Evans ; edited by John Summers ; preface by Adam Haslett.

Imprint Brooklyn : Melville House, c2013.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  976.10 A265    ---  Available
Description 224 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Summary On assignment for "Fortune" magazine in 1936, Agee and Evans set out to explore the plight of sharecroppers during the Great Depression. Published for the first time, Agee's original dispatch (accompanied by 25 of Evans' historic photos) is an unsparing record of three families at a desperate time.
Subject Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Travel -- Alabama.
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975 -- Travel -- Alabama.
Cotton farmers -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Farm tenancy -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Cotton farmers -- Alabama -- Social conditions.
Alabama -- Rural conditions.
Local Subject npr Featured books July 2013.
Added Author Evans, Walker, 1903-1975.
ISBN 1612192122
9781612192123

 
    
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