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Agee

Selected Literary Documents

by James Agee

  • 155 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Whitston Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agee, James, 1909-1955,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • American - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVictor A. Kramer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8126313M
    ISBN 100878754652
    ISBN 109780878754656

    James Agee’s autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family, recalls his tranquil childhood in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the tragic event that hastened his loss of innocence and security—the. "Agee serves up a witty, stylish abecedary that is deceptive in its simplicity a deliciously silly trek homeward as Z crosses paths with some odd creatures in equally odd places. As in many of Agee's books, there's a clever surprise waiting for readers on the final page." Starred/ Publishers Weekly.

      Jon Agee is the beloved author and illustrator of many acclaimed picture books, including Terrific (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), Milo’s Hat Trick (an ALA Notable Book), Little Santa (an ALA Notable Book and recipient of five starred reviews), and It’s Only Stanley (a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book). He lives in San 5/5(1). JONIS AGEE. Home; Books; Bio; News; Events; Press. Author Photo 1; Author Photo 2; Cover Art; Blog; Contact; JONIS AGEE “A gifted poet of that dark lushness in the heart of the American landscape.” — The New York Times Book Review. Search for: Recent Posts. Jonis on The Daily Beast; Coming Soon: The Bones of Paradise; Archives. August.

      Jon Agee is the author/illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor winner It's Only Stanley and the ALA Notable Books Little Santa, Terrific, Milo's Hat Trick, and The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau, and a series of popular wordplay books including the IRA-CBC Children's Choice book of palindromes, Go Hang a Salami!Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.   Featuring themed sections, comic-strip-style stories, and even lengthy monologues, Agee's collection of over familiar and unfamiliar palindromes paired with all-new masterly cartoons is a treasure for word-lovers young and old. Palindromania! is a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of Brand: Square Fish.


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