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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

by Agee, James: Introduction by John Hersey

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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1988. Hardcover. As New/As New. Photos by Walker Evans . "In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment 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 enormous critical acclaim." [Pub. Info] Considered his masterpiece & among best works of 20th century by NY School of Journalism and NYPL. Pulitzer Prize winning author. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST THUS.

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men is a book with text by American writer James Agee and photographs by American photographer Walker Evans first published in 1941 in the United States. The title is from a passage in Ecclesiasticus that begins, "Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers that begat us."

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Bookseller Inventory #
204HIL50-0695
Title
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Author
Agee, James: Introduction by John Hersey
Illustrator
Photos by Walker Evans
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New As New
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As New
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Date published
1988
Keywords
American, 20th century, journalist
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