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Anthracite coal art by Charles Edgar Patience.


Anthracite coal art by Charles Edgar Patience.

Moss, Juanita Patience.

Willow Bend Books


152 pages




This biography features the African-American anthracite coal sculptor Charles Edgar Patience. Moss, an author and retired biology teacher, is Patience's daughter, and she uses newspaper and magazine articles to describe his life and work, bringing this unknown artist to the mainstream. Many b&w photos, including those of his works, are provided. Facsimiles of some of his correspondence are appended.

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Date:Nov 1, 2007
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