From Library Journal
- Ann Copeland, Drew Univ. Lib., Madison, N.J.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Quintessential follow-up study of a unique and shaping time in US history.Published 4 months ago by B'Anna Federico
It's all here. If you want an easy reading real life story-telling description of southern poverty in America I don't know of a better one than this. Read morePublished 5 months ago by JC Davenport
As my title says, this is a must-read for all fans of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. I am a slightly bigger fan of investigative journalism than of poetic prose, so having just... Read morePublished 14 months ago by J. Hagenbuch
I have read "Let us Now praise Famous Men" twice, years apart.
Most folks don't make it clear through the book I am told. Read more
What happened to the families of the 1930's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men? This work with honesty and respect offers the rest of the story. Read morePublished 19 months ago by O
This book won a Pulitzer for its treatment of the topic of poverty in Alabama. The follow-up to the Agee and Evans work of 25 years previous was detailed, focused, and the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Upbeatdog
After being mesmerized by the snapshot presented in "Cotton Tenants" (the publishing of James Agee's original Fortune magazine article detailing three Alabama cotton farming... Read morePublished 23 months ago by DACHokie
I enjoyed this book. It is interesting to see how the same economic conditions/systems have been in place for generations and generations. Read morePublished on August 9, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Reading the twoo books - written fifty years one after the other - let you understand many of policy. An experience of living history.Published on March 18, 2011 by Bruno Flament