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Let us now praise famous men

James Agee

Let us now praise famous men

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alabama -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Agee ; Walker Evans
    ContributionsEvans, Walker, 1903-1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[i]-xx p., 2 l., 5-428 p. :
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17566014M


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