Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits

Non-Fiction, Art, Design & Photography, Photography, Photographers
Paperback Published on: 11/02/2011
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We all know Dorothea Lange's iconic photos—the Migrant Mother holding her child, the shoeless children of the Dust Bowl—but now renowned American historian Linda Gordon brings them to three-dimensional life in this groundbreaking exploration of Lange's transformation into a documentarist. Using Lange's life to anchor a moving social history of twentieth-century America, Gordon masterfully re-creates bohemian San Francisco, the Depression, and the Japanese-American internment camps. Accompanied by more than one hundred images—many of them previously unseen and some formerly suppressed—Gordon has written a sparkling, fast-moving story that testifies to her status as one of the most gifted historians of our time. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; a New York Times Notable Book; New Yorker's A Year's Reading; and San Francisco Chronicle Best Book.

  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • ISBN: 9780393339055
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Weight: 991g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 155 x 38 mm

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