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Choice of Weapons

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ISBN-10: 0873517695

ISBN-13: 9780873517690

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gordon Parks, Wing Young Huie

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Gordon Parks (19122006)-the groundbreaking photographer, writer, composer, activist, and filmmaker- was only sixteen in 1928 when he moved from Kansas to St. Paul, Minnesota, after his motherrs"s death. There, homeless and hungry, he began his fight to survive, to educate himself, and to fulfill his potential dream. This compelling autobiography, first published in 1966, now back in print by popular demand and with a new foreword by Wing Young Huie, tells how Parks managed to escape the poverty and bigotry around him and to launch his distinguished career by choosing the weapons given him by "a mother who placed love, dignity, and hard work over hatred." Parks, the first African American to…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 1/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English