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A Hungry Heart: A Memoir
by Gordon Parks

    Publication Date: Jan 09, 2007
    List Price: $21.99
    Format: Paperback, 352 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780743269032
    Imprint: Washington Square Press
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
    Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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    Acclaimed photographer, filmmaker, composer, novelist, and memoirist, Gordon Parks has participated in, been witness to, and documented many of the major events in the twentieth and the twenty-first centuries.

    In A Hungry Heart, Parks reflects on the people and events that shaped him: from growing up poor on the Kansas prairie to crisscrossing the country on the North Coast Limited; documenting poverty and injustice in Chicago to doing fashion spreads for Vogue; photographing black revolutionaries to writing, composing the soundtrack for, and directing the Hollywood movie version of his novel The Learning Tree. More than a self-portrait of the artist, A Hungry Heart is a striking account of an American era.



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