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Robert Coles

Full Name: Robert Coles
Gender: Male
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Born: 1929-10-12
Number of Works: 143
Child psychiatrist, author, Harvard professor.

ISBN: 0439598443, 9780439598446
Keywords: bridges, ruby, story
Pages: 32
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator bring to life the true story of an extraordinary six-year-old who helped shape American history when she became the first African-American sent to first grade in an all white school. This moving picture book captures the courage of a little girl standing alone in the face of racism. Full color.
ISBN: 0395528151, 9780395528150
Keywords: imagination, moral, teaching, stories
Pages: 240
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

'In this persuasive book, Robert Coles makes clear his profound belief in the 'call of stories' and their usefulness, their moral support.' --Helen Bevington, 'New York Times Book Review'
ISBN: 0395710847, 9780395710845
Keywords: service
Pages: 336
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0395599237, 9780395599235
Keywords: children, life, spiritual
Pages: 384
Published: 1990
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0195124952, 9780195124958
Keywords: work, documentary, doing
Pages: 288
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

Sitting in his study, William Carlos Williams once revealed to Robert Coles what he considered to be his greatest problem in writing a documentary about his patients in New Jersey. "When I'm there, sitting with those folks, listening and talking," he said to Coles, "I'm part of that life, and I'm near it in my head, too.... Back here, sitting near this typewriter—its different. I'm a writer. I'm a doctor living in Rutherford who is describing 'a world elsewhere.'" Williams captured the great difficulty in documentary writing—the gulf that separates the reality of
ISBN: 0893818356, 9780893818357
Keywords: aperture, monograph, lifetime, photographs, lange, dorothea
Pages: 184
Published: 1985
  • Rating: 80%

Reprinted for the first time, this is the most comprehensive collection of the photographer's work ever published. It includes portraits from her early years as a fashionable studio photographer as well as classic images that established her as the preeminent documentary artist of her time. "Dorothea Lange: Photographs of a Lifetime captures--like all of her work--the extraordinary in the commonplace, with rare candor, compassion, and dignity."--Elle magazine.