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Cotton tenants : three families

Author: James Agee; Walker Evans; John Summers
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Melville House, ©2013.
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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 photographs) is an unsparing record of three families at a desperate time.
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Named Person: James Agee; Walker Evans; James Agee; Walker Evans
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Agee; Walker Evans; John Summers
ISBN: 9781612192123 1612192122
OCLC Number: 813931047
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Business --
Shelter --
Food --
Clothing --
Work --
Picking season --
Education --
Leisure --
Health --
Appendix 1. On Negroes --
Appendix 2. Landowners.
Responsibility: James Agee ; [photographs by] Walker Evans ; edited by John Summers ; preface by Adam Haslett.
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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 photographs) is an unsparing record of three families at a desperate time.

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