Gordon Parks overcame the obstacles of poverty and racism and never gave up on his dreams. He attributes his drive for excellence to his mother who told him, "What a white boy can do, you can too--and no excuses." The first black photographer for "Life" magazine, Gordon Parks spent over two decades as a professional photographer. Since then his resume has grown to include novelist, musician, artist and poet. When Ann Parr interviewed Parks in person, she knew she had a success story that would inspire generations. Featuring forty-one vibrant black and white photographs and illustrations, this book includes details of Gordon Parks' life and his work. Included are his photographs of the poor, the Civil Rights movement, as well as stylish Parisian models.

secondhand USA hardback

Other Releases by Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks A Poet and His CameraViking (1968)
Book of photos and poems by Gordon Parks, with introduction by Stephen Spender. USA 1968 hardback book w/dustjacket ex-library plastic covered

Other Releases on

High SocietyThe Real Voices of Club Culture
Intro by Billy Nasty. It's youth culture, the real kids talk. It's raves, parties, drugs ..... s/hand paperback original book
Masterpieces of Music Before 1750by Carl Parrish and John F. Ohl (1973)
Secondhand paperback book
Elvis Presley - Unseen Archivesby Marie Clayton (2002)
S/hand hardback book
70 Years of Popular Music: The War YearsEdited by Peter Foss (1987)
Large format secondhand book/pamphlet
It Was Twenty Years Ago Todayby Derek Taylor (1987)
S/hand paperback book
Sandeeno / Johnny ClarkeZion Train / Dance
Double header from Dub Conductor Music on this new 10" featuring Sandeeno and the legendary Johnny Clarke on one vocal a piece plus dubs.
Roberta FlackKilling Me Softly (DVD)
Well documented story of Roberta Flacks musical career and talent ...
Be My Babyby Ronnie Spector and Vince Waldron (1991)
1st Edition hardback book w/dustjacket
Bob MarleyLegend
 
Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the La Canyons, 1967-1976by Barney Hoskyns
Eagles, Geffen, California, drugs, groovy.Secondhand paperback book
Reflections on Wagner's Ringby John Culshaw (1976)
Neat secondhand hardback book w/ dustjacket
All American Music: Composition in the Late Twentieth Centuryby John Rockwell (1983)
Secondhand hardback book w/dustjacket, plastic covered. Features chapters on Cage, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Robert Ashley, Phillip Glass, Keith Jarrett,...
Soviet Composers and the Development of Soviet Musicby Stanley Dale Krebs (1970)
1st edition hardback w/dustjacket minor tears signature inside
Zoot Suits and Secondhand Dresses: Anthology of Fashion and Music (Youth questions)by Angela McRobbie (1989)
Youth culture clothes innit. Secondhand paperback book
Brass Bandsby Arthur R. Taylor (1979)
Hardback book w/dustjacke, ex-library w/stamps, plastic covered
John Taverner: His Life and Musicby Colin Hand (1978)
Secondhand paperback
Edward Elgar: His life and musicby Diana McVeagh (1955)
Secondhand Hardback book ex-libary
Music from the Middle Ages to the Renaissanceby F. W. Sternfeld (1973)
Secondhand hardback book w/ a badly damaged dustjacket
Contemporary Music: An Introductionby Francis Routh (1968)
Neat secondhand small hardback book w/dustjacket. Varese, Schoenberg, Copland
America's Music : From the Pilgrims to the Presentby Gilbert Chase (1967)
"From the puritans to the present" (in 1967). S/hand hardback book, some wear
Medieval Music (Oxford Topics in Music)by Joan Arnold (1982)
Nice information book/pamphlet
The Folk Music Encyclopaediaby Kristin Baggelaar And Donald Milton (1977)
Secondhand paperback book
The Purcell Companionby Michael Burden (1995)
Secondhand paperback book
Backing into the Limelight: The Story of the Mike Sammes Singersby Mike Sammes (1994)
Easy now!Secondhand hardback book w/dustjacket
Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Musicby Rob Young (2010)
"A stunning achievement" Aimon Reynolds. Large format secondhand paperback book
Billie Holidayby Stuart Nicholson
Paperback edition original secondhand book
The Rolling Stones : Unseen Archivesby Susan Hill (2002)
S/hand hardback photography book
Music for the Moviesby Tony Thomas (1977)
Good secondhand out of print edition paperback book
Dionne WarwickLive in Cabaret
Dionne Warwick is at her best . This is vintage Dionne

People also bought

KZALet's Get Lost Volume OneLet's Get Lost
Mule Musiq launch their new label Let's Get Lost with a set of Disco edits from well known Japanese DJ/Vinyl Head and Force Of Nature member Kza. On the...
  • 12"£6.99
    Out of stock
The Fatback BandGoing To See My BabyEast End
Funky party bomb on East End! Complete with a fantastic eleven minute version to keep the party rockin!!!! Highly Recommended!!!!
  • 12"£7.99
    Out of stock
Donna SummerMac Arthur Park Suite / Last DanceCasablanca
Classic high drama epic from the late seventies 'high disco' period!
  • 12"£7.99
    Out of stock
Heavenly Ethiopiques: The Best Of The Ethiopiques SeriesVarious ArtistsHeavenly Sweetness
Back in stock! The first 'Best of' on vinyl from the legendary 'Ethiopiques' series. Francis Falcetto, the founder of the series specialist in Ethiopian...
  • 1.  Alèmayèhu Eshèté – Tashamanalètch 
  • 2.  Seyoum Gèbrèyès – Hamétègnaw 
  • 3.  Ayaléw Mèsfin – Terèdjew nèbèr 
  • View full info and tracklisting
  • 2×LP£17.99
    Out of stock
Message In The MusicThe Ashley Beedle Re-Edits Harmless
The project first began way back in November 2009 and many of these tunes are appearing on CD for the first time. Beedle’s superbly eclectic and...
  • 2×CD + DVD £19.99
    Out of stock
Disco PatrickThe Bootleg Guide To: Disco Acetates, Funk, Rap and Disco MedleysDisco Patrick
BACK IN STOCK!!£10 off original price!!This is the ultimate reference book that deals with the uncharted mysteries of disco acetates and bootleg vinyl...
Jende Ri Palenge CD/DVD/LP Box SetPeople of Palenque - Afro ColombiaSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records presents this amazing 3 disc/5LP + dvd Box set Afro-Colombian music and film project made in Colombia. Film-makers/music producers...
  • Deluxe 2×CD+DVD Box Set£14.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • 5LP + DVD Box Set£19.99
    Out of stock
  • MP3 Release£9.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Miami SoundRare Funk and Soul from Miami, Florida 1967-74Soul Jazz Records
BACK IN PRINT!! Soul Jazz Records Miami Sound features rare and classic Funk and deep Soul from Miami, Florida from 1968-74. The album features million-selling...
  • CD£11.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP£14.99
    Out of stock
Rub N TugLive In Los Angeles February 5th 2011Anything Sarcastic
Killer party live set from Rub N Tug recorded live at Harvey's 'Sarcastic Disco' club night in Los Angeles earlier this year! Pure raw, sweaty party business!...
  • CD£13.99
    Out of stock
John MoralesThe M&M Mixes Volume ThreeBBE
Cult disco remixer John Morales is back with a third volume of unreleased remixes from the NYC underground. John Morales alongside remix partner Sergio...
  • 2×LP Record A£17.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP Record B£17.99
    Out of stock
  • 3×CD£14.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×CD Instrumentals£12.99
    In stockAdd to Bag