Let Us Now Praise Famous Men : Three Tenant Families
by Walker Evans and James Agee


Overview - A watershed literary event on its first publication sixty years ago, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men stands as a poetic tract for its time, an invaluable document of the human and religious meaning of the lives of sharecroppers in the impoverished South.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A watershed literary event on its first publication sixty years ago, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men stands as a poetic tract for its time, an invaluable document of the human and religious meaning of the lives of sharecroppers in the impoverished South. This new paperback edition, following on the heels of a national exhibition of Evans s photographs, touring through 2001, will continue to draw readers to the most realistic and most important moral effort of our American generation (Lionel Trilling).

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780618127498
  • ISBN-10: 0618127496
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: August 2001
  • Page Count: 432
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 pounds


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