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Gordon Parks

Film Director, Photographer, Author (30-Nov-1912 — 7-Mar-2006)


Philip Brookman. Gordon Parks: Half Past Autumn: A Retrospective. Boston, MA: Bulfinch. 1977. 360pp.

Martin H. Bush. The Photographs of Gordon Parks. Wichita State University. 1983. 138pp.

Gordon Parks. A Hungry Heart: A Memoir. New York: Atria. 2005. 346pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.545)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1093)

  9. Current Biography, 1968 Yearbook (pp.300-02)

  10. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.255)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.416)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.385)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.667)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.558)

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