James Agee: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a Death in the Family, & Shorter Fiction (Hardcover)

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a Death in the Family, & Shorter Fiction

By James Agee, Michael Sragow (Editor)

Library of America, 9781931082815, 818pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2005

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Description

This dazzling collage of fiction, memoir, and reportage features. A Death in the Family in a newly corrected text and a fully restored 64-page photo insert of Walker Evans' iconic photos from Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.


About the Author

James Agee (1909-1955) was a novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic, the author of such landmark works as Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and Agee on Film. His posthumously published novel A Death in the Family (1957) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Michael Sragow is the West Coast Editor and a film critic for Film Comment and author of Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master.
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