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To Smile in Autumn: A Memoir free pdf Gordon Parks was born with, he says, "a stubborn need to be somebody." Though Parks is remembered most notably as a photographer and filmmaker, on his enthralling climb to fame between 1944 and 1978 he was successful in many pursuits, including journalism, poetry, and music. It was not always an easy journey, but by thirty-six he had overcome many obstacles to become a photographer and writer for "Life" magazine. "To Smile in Autumn" is a candid revelation of a man in the prime of his life and career. This autobiography, with a new foreword by Alexs Pate, is a testament to a person much attuned to the greater world and driven to leave his mark on it.

About Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks was a photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist, and film director. He was the author of several books, including "The Learning Tree," and director of the 1971 film "Shaft." Alexs Pate is author of several novels, including "Amistad," "West of Rehoboth," and "Finding Makeba."

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Author : Gordon Parks
Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
Data Published : 19 October 2009
ISBN : 0816665559
EAN : 9780816665556
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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