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Learning to See : A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America

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"Written with grace, empathy, and bright imagination, Learning to See gives us the vivid interior life of a remarkably resilient woman. Dorothea Lange's story is about passion and art, love and family, but also about the sacrifices women make--and have always made--to illuminate the truth of the world." --Danya Kukafka, national bestselling author of Girl in Snow

Learning to See is a gripping account of the Dorothea Lange, the woman behind the camera who risked everything for art, activism, and love. ...

In 1918, a fearless twenty-two-year old arrives in bohemian San Francisco from the Northeast, determined to make her own way as an independent woman. Renaming herself Dorothea Lange she is soon the celebrated owner of the city's most prestigious and stylish portrait studio and wife of the talented but volatile painter, Maynard Dixon.

By the early 1930s, as America's economy collapses, her marriage founders and Dorothea must find ways to support her two young sons single-handedly. Determined to expose the horrific conditions of the nation's poor, she takes to the road with her camera, creating images that inspire, reform, and define the era. And when the United States enters World War II, Dorothea chooses to confront another injustice--the incarceration of thousands of innocent Japanese Americans.

At a time when women were supposed to keep the home fires burning, Dorothea Lange, creator of the most iconic photographs of the 20th century, dares to be different. But her choices came at a steep price...


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Détails Livres

Author(s)
Elise Hooper, Cassandra Campbell
Format
CD-Audio
Dimensions
140 x 147 x 25mm | 227g
Publication date
22 Jan 2019
Publisher
HarperCollins
Language
English
Edition
Unabridged
Edition Statement
Unabridged
ISBN10
1982608595
ISBN13
9781982608590

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