Heroes and anti-heroes

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Random House, 1991 - Photography - 231 pages
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Renowned photographers on the staff of premier news photo agency Magnum Images have been documenting history as it happens since 1947. Here are revealing on-the-scene portraits of such famous, and infamous, personalities as Ayatollah Khomeini, Marilyn Monroe, Malcolm X, Einstein, Picasso, the Kennedys, John Lennon, Charles Manson, and many others. 23 full-color and 208 black-and-white photographs.

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About the author (1991)

John Updike was born in 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954, and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of "The New Yorker, " and since 1957 has lived in Massachusetts. He is the author of fifty-odd previous books, including twenty novels and numerous collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His fiction has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal.

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