Diane Arbus: a biography

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Knopf, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 366 pages
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Details the ups and downs, vision, and work of the influential and controversial photographer, drawing precise correspondences between the life and the work

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Good overview of an iconic American photographer. - Goodreads
Well written and researched book on her life. - Goodreads
I did not enjoy the authors writing style. - Goodreads
Highly recommend to fans of Arbus and or photography. - Goodreads
The writing leaves a lot to be desired. - Goodreads
Check out her photography if you haven't already. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jesse Cohen - Goodreads

Arbus was a great subject to have, and this was the first biography of the iconoclastic photographer to arrive. Great expectations. Bosworth is diligent, but also stalwart and a bit dull. Her writing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shept - Goodreads

I think a lot of info was left out, but overall good book. Read full review

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