James Agee & Walker Evans - Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (HB)

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2001 Edition published by Violette Editions
Format: Hardback with dustjacket, 200x230mm
Pages: 416
Condition: Very Good. Some minor signs of age.

In the summer of 1936, Agee and Evans set out on assignement for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 Let Us Now Praise Famous Men was first published to enourmous critical acclaim. This unspairing record of place, of the people who shaped the land, and of the rhythm of their lives today stands as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century.

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