Waiting for Robert Capa

A Novel
Product Number: EB00240150
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062101600
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Description

An extraordinary novel of love, war, and art, based on the turbulent real-life romance of legendary photojournalists Gerda Taro and Robert Capa Artists, Jews, nonconformists, exiles. Gerta Pohorylle meets AndrE Friedmann in Paris in 1935 and is drawn to his fierce dedication to justice, journalism, and the art of photography. Assuming new names, Gerda Taro and Robert Capa travel together to Spain, Europe's most harrowing war zone, to document the rapidly intensifying turmoil of the Spanish Civil War. In the midst of the peril and chaos of brutal conflict, a romance for the ages is born, marked by passion and recklessness...?ntil tragedy intervenes. Already published to international acclaim, Waiting for Robert Capa is an exhilarating tale of art and love-and a moving tribute to all those who risk their lives to document the world's violent transformations.

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Original Publish Date: Sep 27, 2011

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