Title: The Road to Wigan Pier (drawing)

Photographer: Bill Brandt
Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Harvest/HBJ
Designer: John Alcorn


Image Title: Coal searcher going home to Jarrow 1937
Photo Genre: Documentary
Book Genre: Non-Fiction

The cover of this issue of Orwell's politically charged book about coal miners in England's industrial north depicts a stylized ink version of Brandt's well-known image. A later reprint, also published by Harvest, has the actual photograph on it's cover.
The Publication date for the first edition of this book is 1958. There is no stated publication date for this paper edition. KB

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