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Voices in the mirror : an autobiography

Author: Gordon Parks
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the autobiography of Gordon Parks, a photographer, writer, and director who worked his way from homelessness to success. Explores Parks's ability to break down barriers to become the first black photographer at "Vogue" and "Life," and the first black screenwriter and director in Hollywood. Describes his relationships with Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini, Malcom X, Elijah Muhammad, and Muhammad Ali. Also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Voices in the mirror.
New York : Doubleday, ©1990
(OCoLC)551330030
Online version:
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Voices in the mirror.
New York : Doubleday, ©1990
(OCoLC)609151083
Named Person: Gordon Parks; Gordon Parks; Gordon (Photograph) Parks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Parks
ISBN: 0385266987 9780385266987
OCLC Number: 21335084
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 351 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gordon Parks.

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Presents the autobiography of Gordon Parks, a photographer, writer, and director who worked his way from homelessness to success. Explores Parks's ability to break down barriers to become the first black photographer at "Vogue" and "Life," and the first black screenwriter and director in Hollywood. Describes his relationships with Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini, Malcom X, Elijah Muhammad, and Muhammad Ali. Also examines his different life experiences in Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; Paris; Rio; and Harlem.

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