Cotton tenants : three families
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Brooklyn, NY : [Cambridge, Mass.?] : Melville House ;, [2013].
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
976.1 AGEE 2013

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Book
Physical Desc
224 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781612192123, 1612192122

Notes

General Note
"Photographs ... reprinted from the two-volume album 'Photographs of cotton sharecropper families,' held by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division."--Colophon.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
Based on reportage Agee did for Fortune magazine in 1936 covering three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama, and Agee's subsequent piece entitled 'Let us now praise famous men,' this work is a rediscovered 30,000-word typescript, published for the first time and is one of the most relevant and honest depictions of poverty in America's South.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Agee, J., Evans, W., Summers, J., & Haslett, A. (2013). Cotton tenants: three families . Melville House ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

James Agee et al.. 2013. Cotton Tenants: Three Families. Brooklyn, NY : [Cambridge, Mass.?]: Melville House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

James Agee et al.. Cotton Tenants: Three Families Brooklyn, NY : [Cambridge, Mass.?]: Melville House, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Agee, James, Walker Evans, John Summers, and Adam Haslett. Cotton Tenants: Three Families Melville House ;, 2013.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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