Dorothea Lange--a visual life

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 168 pages
This chronicle of the life and work of Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) richly portrays one of America's most celebrated photographers. The woman behind the camera is revealed - in sixty duotone photographs (many never published before), in excerpts from her letters, journal entries, and taped conversations, and in the words of seven essayists who, together develop a full vision of Lange as artist, woman, mother, and activist.

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A general introduction to the life and work of photojournalist Lange that draws on family remembrances, scholarly evaluations, and a handsome picture portfolio. Six essays, one interview, and a ... Read full review

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Elizabeth Partridge is a National Book Award finalist and the author of several nonfiction books for children, including Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange; This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie; and the Printz Honor-winning John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

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