THE TRUE AMERICA, photographs by Ernest Cole, preface by Raoul Peck, essays by James Sanders and Leslie M. Wilson

: Cole (E.) photo. & Peck (R.) et al text

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311pp., 4to., illus., hardback, New York, 2023


Photographs by South African photographer Ernest Cole depicting Black lives in the United States during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Contributions include:

"An Idea of Exile" by Raoul Peck

"Somewhat at Home" by Leslie M. Wilson

"When the Revolution Comes: the stateless Ernest Cole" by James Sanders.

Ernest Cole (1940-1990) photographed the brutality of apartheid in the 1950s and 1960s. He left South Africa in 1966, smuggling out his negatives, and settled in New York. His book House of Bondage was published the following year with his photographs, writings and first-person account.