Cotton Tenants

Cotton Tenants

Three Families

eBook - 2013
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A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer. An eloquent report of three families struggling through desperate times in 1936 rural Alabama. Indeed, Agee's dispatch remains relevant as one of the most honest explorations of poverty in America ever attempted and as a foundational document of long-form reporting.
Publisher: New York : Melville House, 2013
ISBN: 9781612192130
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Evans, Walker 1903-1975
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Nov 18, 2013

A moving portrait of three impoverished Alabama sharecropping families in the mid 1930's, by the renowned writer & photographer of "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men". A lucid indictment of an economic system that treats these hard-working and constantly struggling folks as less than human.

emily8 Sep 21, 2013

my rating says it all for this work of art. The story behind it, writer and photographer and mainly the three families as subjects. I am so much better in so many ways for having read this. Loved the vernacular of the 1930's. High recommendation...

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