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    DescriptionIn the summer of 1936, Agee and 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. This unsparring 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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    Title
    Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Agee, By (author) Walker Evans, Introduction by Blake Morrison
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141188492
    ISBN 10: 0141188499
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: AJCR
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC V2.8: SOC045000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOEAST, APPR/RDRCAT, CULT/SOUTH, GEOG/ALABAM, DEMO/RURAL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBSB
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036010
    Ingram Theme: CULT/DPSOUT
    BIC subject category V2: JFSF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25870
    DC22: 976.1, 976.1062
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJG
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036060
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBSB
    Thema V1.0: JBFD, NHTB, JBSC, AJF
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    JAMES AGEE (1909-1955), a poet, screenwriter, and journalist, won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel A Death in the Family. His other books include a volume of poems, Permit me Voyage, the novel The Morning Watch, and several collections of correspondence, reviews and film scripts. WALKER EVANS (1903-1975) is best known for his striking Depression-era photographs. He served as an editor for both Fortune and Time and was a professor of graphic arts at Yale. Blake Morrison was born in Skipton, Yorkshire, in 1950.His non-fiction books include And When Did You Last See Your Father? (1993), As If (1997), Too True (1998), Things My Mother Never Told Me (2002). His first novel, The Justification of Johann Gutenberg was published in 2000. Blake Morrison lives in London.