Deeds of War

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Thames and Hudson, 1989 - Documentary photography - 166 pages
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Photographs show the victims and suffering of war, and feature Nicaragua, El Salvador, Lebanon, the West Bank, Afghanistan, and Northern Ireland

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Nachtwey, a photojournalist who has received the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal three times, here documents the profoundness of war. The photographs, taken between 1981 and 1988, are from places ... Read full review

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A large format book filled with detailed photos of conflicts around the world. Some of the photos are gruesome, some are sad. James Nachtwey is the preeminent conflict photojournalist in the world but ... Read full review

About the author (1989)

Nachtwey grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from Dartmouth College, where he studied Art History and Political Science. He's worked on photographic essays in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, the Philippines, South Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Rwanda, South Africa, Russia, Bosnia, Chechnya, Kosovo, Romania, Brazil, Iraq, and the US.

Author Robert Stone was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 21, 1937. In 1954, he dropped out of high school and joined the Navy. In the 1960's, he briefly attended New York University, worked at the New York Daily News, and attended the Wallace Stegner writing workshop at Standford University. His novels are usually characterized by psychological complexity and political concerns.He has won numerous awards including a William Faulkner Foundation award for best first novel for A Hall of Mirrors, the National Book Award for Dog Soldiers, and a PEN/Faulkner Award for A Flag for Sunrise. The novel Dog Soldiers was made into the movie Who'll Stop the Rain.

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