Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography

by Vicki Goldberg

Hardcover, 1986

Status

Available

Publication

HarperCollins (1986), Edition: 1, 426 pages

Description

Describes the life of the imaginative photographer, including her work for Fortune and Life magazine.

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Rating

½ (8 ratings; 3.8)

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LibraryThing member Alphawoman
Kind of a stiff too much boring back ground. Skimming huge parts.
LibraryThing member LyndaInOregon
Informative and even-handed biography of photographer Margaret Bourke-White, whose career blossomed as the photomagazine genre came into its own.

By all accounts, Bourke-White was an arrogant, demanding, manipulative, force of nature who nevertheless gifted the world with hundreds of dramatic,
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memorable, and moving photographs. The biography also traces her developing social conscience and tracks her defiant battle against the Parkinson's Disease that finally took her life.

Lots of photo inserts in the book, but many readers will probably be motivated to look for more.
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Language

Original language

English

Physical description

426 p.

ISBN

0060155132 / 9780060155131
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