Learning Tree

Learning Tree

by Gordon Parks

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Overview

"A fine novel."
THE BOSTON HERALD
Photographer, writer, and composer, Gordon Parks has written a moving, true-to-life novel of growing up as a black man in this country in this century. Hailed by critics and readers alike, THE LEARNING TREE tells the extraordinary journey of a family as they struggle to understand the world around them and leave their mark a world that is better for their having been in it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780449215043
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/12/1987
Edition description: REISSUE
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 402,516
Product dimensions: 4.22(w) x 6.79(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 860L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Gordon Parks (1912–2006) was the author of numerous books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and photography, including The Learning Tree and A Choice of Weapons. He received a plethora of honorary degrees and awards, including the National Medal of Arts. He was also a film director and composer, and wrote the music and libretto for Martin, a ballet honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

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