The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War

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Basic Books, Aug 5, 2008 - History - 288 pages
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During the final, bloody days of South African apartheid, four remarkable young men-photographers, friends, and rivals-banded together

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User Review  - PGAllison - LibraryThing

This is a harrowing insight into what makes and drives war photographers. Fittingly it is also a great snapshot of life in South Africa during Apartheid. Read full review

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User Review  - Clurb - LibraryThing

The Bang Bang Club tells the story of a group of South African journalists who attempted to document the bloody and gruelling transition of South Africa out of apartheid. This is a book full of ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Greg Marinovich is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and writer who has won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. A native of South Africa, he lives in Johannesburg.

Joao Silva is a free-lance photographer whose honors include South African Press Photographer of the Year for 1992. Born in Lisbon, Portugal, he now lives in Johannesburg.

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