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Mary Coin - Marisa Silver
Mary Coin
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142180785 (0142180785)
ASIN: 142180785
Publisher: Plume
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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As Usual, I Need More Bookshelves
As Usual, I Need More Bookshelves rated it
4.0 Mary Coin by Marisa Silver
I picked this novel up on a whim at the library because I've always found the photo featured on the front cover (Migrant Mother by Dorothea Lange) to be such an arresting image. The idea of telling the story behind that photo was quite interesting to me, and I'm happy to say the novel was a compelli...
Overdue
Overdue rated it
0.0 A Picture Taken, A Story Told
Mary Coin, a novel by Marisa Silver, is one of my favorite novels. Silver takes base elements like poverty, homelessness,dust storms and love and transforms them into a valued amalgam.Mary is part Cherokee, all Okie and tough.. Her claim to fame as a child is a newspaper picture of her grandfather, ...
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it
3.0 Mary Coin / Florence Thompson Owens of the iconic 1936 photo "Migrant Mother"
Are you curious about some of the true facts about Dorothy Lange's 1936 iconic photo "Migrant Mother" of Florence Thompson Owens? More photos were taken. Who were these people? Check out this link: http://www.jamesaltucher.com/2011/11/... If you are unacquainted with Lange look here: http://en.wikip...
RedT Reads Randomly
RedT Reads Randomly rated it
4.0
Another exemplary book that gives me lots to think about.For instance, in the early chapters where Walker, a college professor, is teaching his students not to look, but to see; and when he attends his father's funeral and begins to realize how little children ever really know of their parents and o...
ellaminnowpea
ellaminnowpea rated it
For this one, I think I'm just going to defer to the brilliant Jeanette, because her review says pretty much exactly what I'm thinking.
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