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Hold still: a memoir with photographs

Author: Sally Mann
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Back Bay trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The author tells her family's history in photographs and words, after sorting through a box of old papers that revealed scandals, alcohol and domestic abuse, affairs, family land ownership, and racial complications.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Named Person: Sally Mann; Sally Mann; Sally Mann; Sally Mann
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Mann
ISBN: 9780316247757 0316247758 9780316247764 0316247766
OCLC Number: 1222058626
Awards: National Book Award finalist, 2015.
Description: xiv, 482 pagina's : illustraties ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Meuse --
Part I. Family ties: the importance of place ght of my eye ; All the pretty horses ; The bending arc ; The family of Mann ; The remove ; Our farm, and the photographs I took there ; Hold still ; Ubi amor, ibi oculus est --
Part II. My mother: memory of a memory past. A sentimental Welshman ; Uncle Skip and the little dears ; The southern landscape --
Part III. Gee-Gee: the matter of race. The many questions ; Hamoo ; Smothers ; The kid on the road ; Who wants to talk about slavery? --
Part IV. My father: against the current of desire. The munger system ; Leaving Dallas ; Mr. Death and his blue-eyed boy ; World traveler, interesting gent ; The cradle and the grave ; Bearing witness ; The sublime end ; The x above my head --
Postscript: Exhibit A, Exhibit B.
Responsibility: Sally Mann.

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The author tells her family's history in photographs and words, after sorting through a box of old papers that revealed scandals, alcohol and domestic abuse, affairs, family land ownership, and racial complications.

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