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A choice of weapons

Gordon Parks

A choice of weapons

by Gordon Parks

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1966.

StatementGordon Parks ; with a new foreword by Wing Young Huie
ContributionsHuie, Wing Young, 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR140.P35 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534591M
ISBN 100873517695
ISBN 109780873517690
LC Control Number2009044344
OCLC/WorldCa465189986

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A choice of weapons chronicles the development of Gordon Parks' decision to use photography to battle poverty, prejudice, and ignorance. His autobiographical account of the many turning points in his life, the choices he made - both good and shameful, could easily be the life many others.

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Applying to his narrative the compassion, the total view, the sense of immediacy of the most affecting photographic social commentary, Mr. Jan 15,  · A Choice of Weapons. Author Gordon Parks, Foreword by Wing Young Huie. “Gordon Parks’s spectacular rise from poverty, personal hardships, and outright racism is astounding and inspiring.”—from the foreword by Wing Young Huie.

Reflection on Gordon Parks: A Choice of Weapons As an amateur photographer and a long-time resident of the Minneapolis St Paul area, I chose this book to explore not only issues of race, but issues of local history as well as the story of a photographer’s journey.

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Contents Books About: Gordon Parks -- photographer for 'Life' magazine, writer, composer, artist, and filmmaker -- was only 16 in when he moved from Kansas to St.

Paul, Minnesota, after his mother's death. There, homeless and hungry, he began his fight to survive the brutal Minnesota winter, to educate himself, and to 'prove my worth.'. Aug 11,  · A choice of weapons by Gordon Parks,Minnesota Historical Society Press edition, in EnglishCited by: A Choice of Weapons - Gordon Parks - Google Books Gordon Parks -- photographer for 'Life' magazine, writer, composer, artist, and filmmaker -- was only 16 in when he moved from Kansas to St.5/5(1).

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This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Jan 15, and it has a suggested retail price of $Book Edition: 2nd.Parks first autobiography, A Choice of Weapons tells the story of the obstacles he faced as a young adult and how he resisted taking up knives, guns and other weapons.

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