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Mary Coin

Author: Marisa Silver
Publisher: New York, New York : Plume, 2014. ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of a road in Central California is spontaneously photographed by a woman documenting the migrant laborers who have taken to America's farms in search of work. Few personal details are exchanged and neither woman has any way of knowing that they have produced one of the most iconic images of the Great Depression. In present day, Walker Dodge, a professor of cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marisa Silver
ISBN: 9780142180785 0142180785
OCLC Number: 875353988
Notes: First published in the United States by Blue Rider Press, 2013.
Description: 322 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Marisa Silver.

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"In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of a road in Central California is spontaneously photographed by a woman documenting the migrant laborers who have taken to America's farms in search of work. Few personal details are exchanged and neither woman has any way of knowing that they have produced one of the most iconic images of the Great Depression. In present day, Walker Dodge, a professor of cultural history, stumbles upon a family secret embedded in the now-famous picture." -- Back cover.

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