From Library Journal
- Ann Copeland, Drew Univ. Lib., Madison, N.J.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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good book but ultimately sad to learn of the fairly miserable lives of these peoplePublished 7 months ago by Cerise
Quintessential follow-up study of a unique and shaping time in US history.Published 19 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 19 months ago by JC Davenport
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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
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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 on July 16, 2013 by Max S.
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 on June 25, 2013 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