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James Agee (1909)
Agee was an American novelist, screenwriter, journalist, poet, and film critic who worked for Fortune, Time, and The Nation. His first major book, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a commentary on the life of tenant farmers in the South in the 1930s, is ranked among the greatest literary works of the 20th century by the New York School of Journalism and the New York Public Library. His autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family (1957), won the author a posthumous Pulitzer Prize.

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James Agee (1909)
Agee was an American novelist, screenwriter, journalist, poet, and film critic who worked for Fortune, Time, and The Nation. His first major book, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a commentary on the life of tenant farmers in the South in the 1930s, is ranked among the greatest literary works of the 20th century by the New York School of Journalism and the New York Public Library. His autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family (1957), won the author a posthumous Pulitzer Prize. More...

 
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  Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements and musical composition. It is administered by Columbia University in New York City. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one cat...
 
       
 
         
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