Hush, Child! Can't You Hear the Music? (New edition)

Hush, Child! Can't You Hear the Music? (New edition)

By: Rose Thompson (author), Rose Thompson (photographer), Jack Delano (photographer), Charles Beaumont (volume_editor)Paperback

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"Hush, Child! Can t You Hear the Music?" is a remarkable collection of black folktales and photographs from rural Georgia. During the 1930s and 1940s Rose Thompson worked as a home supervisor with the Farm Security Administration in middle Georgia. While she worked with farmers and their wives--teaching them to put up preserves, make cotton mattresses, and build chick brooders--she listened to the stories they told. Reading "Hush, Child! Can t You Hear the Music?" is like spending an afternoon reminiscing on the front porch. The book is illustrated with photographs taken by Thompson and WPA photographer Jack Delano."

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About Author

Rose Thompson was a native of Greene County, Georgia. Before his retirement, Charles Beaumont was a professor of English at the University of Georgia.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780820321370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780820321370
  • weight: 168
  • ISBN10: 0820321370
  • edition: New edition

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