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By Linda Gordon

ISBN-10: 0393057305

ISBN-13: 9780393057300

ISBN-10: 039333905X

ISBN-13: 9780393339055

ISBN-10: 1522682074

ISBN-13: 9781522682073

Winner of the 2010 Bancroft Prize and finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times ebook Prize in Biography: The definitive biography of a heroic chronicler of America's melancholy and one of many 20th century's maximum photographers.

We all recognize Dorothea Lange's iconic photos—the Migrant mom retaining her baby, the shoeless young children of the airborne dirt and dust Bowl—but now well known American historian Linda Gordon brings them to 3-dimensional existence during this groundbreaking exploration of Lange's transformation right into a documentarist. utilizing Lange's existence to anchor a relocating social historical past of twentieth-century the US, Gordon masterfully re-creates bohemian San Francisco, the melancholy, and the Japanese-American internment camps. observed via a couple of hundred images—many of them formerly unseen and a few previously suppressed—Gordon has written a gleaming, fast-moving tale that testifies to her prestige as probably the most talented historians of our time. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times publication Prize; a New York Times impressive publication; New Yorker's A Year's examining; and San Francisco Chronicle most sensible Book.

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