James Agee

Finalist, 1958 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1952 National Book Awards

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A Death in the Family

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ISBN 9780143105718 McDowell, Obolensky

Published in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depictions of loss and grief ever written. More about this book >

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The Morning Watch

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ISBN 9780380005697 Houghton Mifflin

n prose of astonishing clarity and intensity, Agee captured the portrait of an appealing and very real boy - serious, pitiable, funny - at the moment of his initiation into a feared yet fascinating world. More about this book >

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