Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

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Paw Prints, Aug 11, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 122 pages
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More than fifty of the photographer's own duotone pictures accompany this chronicle of Lange's life and passion for photography, which took her from New York City to the West Coast, where she put faces to some of America's darkest times. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint.

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Review: Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

I really enjoyed getting to know the woman behind the camera. This would be a great companion to many historical fiction books - dust bowl, Japanese internment, migrant workers, or photography. Loved the inclusion of so many photos. Read full review

Review: Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

User Review  - Tracy Canuck - Goodreads

This was a light read about a photographer I knew nothing about. I found that the narrative jumped around a tad here and there so that you wondered how all of a sudden they were talking about this ... Read full review

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Dorothea Lange was born in New Jersey in 1895. She worked as a professional photographer in San Francisco for fifteen years until the early 1930's, when she took her camera out of her studio and into the street, radically changing the nature of her work. When American Exodus was published she was on the photography staff of the Farm Security Administration.

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