Book: Restless Spirit

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Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

Author: Elizabeth Partridge
Publisher: Viking Children's Books

Dorothea Lange’s desperate and beautiful pictures of the migrant workers in California and her heartbreaking photographs of Japanese Americans interned during World War II put human faces on some of the darkest episodes in America’s history.

Restless Spirit is an intimate portrait of a woman who struggled to balance her passion for her career and her love for her family, all the while producing some of the most celebrated, powerful photographic works in America’s history.

A biography of Dorothea Lange, whose photographs of migrant workers, Japanese American internees, and rural poverty helped bring about important social reforms.

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