Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Melville House On Sale: May 29, 2013 Price: $24.95
In 1941, James Agee and Walker Evans published Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a four-hundred-page prose symphony about three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama at the height of the Great Depression. The book shattered journalistic and literary conventions. Critic Lionel Trilling called it the “most realistic and most...
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