Signed and inscribed by Gordon Parks on the half-title page. DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards lightly bumped and worn. Gordon Parks (19122006)the groundbreaking photographer, writer, composer, activist, and filmmakerwas only sixteen in 1928 when he moved from Kansas to St.
Paul, Minnesota, after his mother's death. There, homeless and hungry, he began his fight to survive, to educate himself, and to fulfill his potential dream. This compelling autobiography, first published in 1966, tells how Parks managed to escape the poverty and bigotry around him and to launch his distinguished career by choosing the weapons given him by a mother who placed love, dignity, and hard work over hatred. " Parks, the first African American to work at Life magazine and the first to write, direct, and score a Hollywood film, told an interviewer in 1999, "I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera.
Gordon Parks Signed First Edition 1966 A Choice of Weapons Autobiography HC w/DJ. Up For Sale Today is. Gordon Parks (November 30, 1912 March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft. OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Our goal is to provide the best books for the lowest prices.
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