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This beautiful volume celebrates one of the twentieth centurys most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off by an authoritative biographical essay by Elizabeth Partridge Langes goddaughter, the book goes on to showcase Langes work in over a hundred glorious plates. Dorothea Lange is the only career-spanning monograph of this major photographers oeuvre in print, and features images ranging from her iconic Depression-era photograph Migrant Mother to lesser-known images from her global travels later in life. Presented as the companion book to a PBS American Masters episode that will air in 2014, this deluxe hardcover offers an intimate and unparalleled view into the life and work of one of our most cherished documentary photographers.,



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Elizabeth Partridge

Elizabeth Partridge graduated with a degree in Women's Studies from the University of California at Berkeley, and later studied traditional Chinese medicine. She was an acupuncturist for more than twenty years before closing her medical practice to write full-time.

Elizabeth is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen books for young readers, including Marching to Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary, as well as biographies of Dorothea Lange, Woody Guthrie, and John Lennon. Partridge has also written several photo biographies for adults. Her books have received many honors, including National Book Award Finalist, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Michael L. Printz Honor, and the Jane Addams Children's Book Award. Elizabeth is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults.



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