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Persona grata

Author: Cecil Beaton; Kenneth Tynan
Publisher: [New York] : Putnam, [1954]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is an alphabetical anthology of unique human beings; a portrait gallery in words and photographs of a hundred living people whom we, its self-appointed curators, both admire"--Foreword.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980.
Persona grata.
[New York] Putnam [1954]
(OCoLC)613072477
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil Beaton; Kenneth Tynan
OCLC Number: 2531910
Description: 99 pages, [64] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Joseph Lelyveld --
Shared prayers, mixed blessings / Kevin Sack --
Best of friends, worlds apart / Mirto Ojito --
Which man's army / Steven A. Holmes --
Who gets to tell a Black story? / Janny Scott --
A limited partnership / Amy Harmon --
At a slaughterhouse, some things never die / Charlie LeDuff --
When to campaign with color / Timothy Egan --
Reaping what was sown on the old plantation / Ginger Thompson --
Growing up, growing apart / Tamar Lewin --
The hurt between the lines / Dana Canedy --
The minority quarterback / Ira Berkow --
Guarding the borders of the hip-hop nation / N.R. Kleinfield --
Why Harlem drug cops don't discuss race / Michael Winerip --
Bricks, mortar and coalition building / Mireya Navarro --
Getting under my skin / Don Terry --
Removing the filter : unmediated conversations about race --
Writing about race (and trying to talk about it) --
Knowing your subject, knowing yourself : journals from the writers and photographers --
Appendix: The New York Times poll on race : optimistic outlook but enduring racial division.
Responsibility: by Cecil Beaton & Kenneth Tynan.

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"This book is an alphabetical anthology of unique human beings; a portrait gallery in words and photographs of a hundred living people whom we, its self-appointed curators, both admire"--Foreword.

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