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    DescriptionFrustrated by his inability to harness the frenetic energy of a country on the brink of change, photographer Eadward Muybridge determines to pioneer a technology that will allow cameras to catch reality down to its most fleeting moments. But it isn't until he falls in love with Holly Hughes, a daring young dancer determined to bring women's rights to the forefront of American politics, that his desire to improve the instrument finds its animating reason: to catch Holly's beauty in motion. Inexorably, she becomes his obsession - leading to a love affair that is threatened by a rival's desire for Muybridge's technological expertise


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    Title
    Moments Captured
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert J. Seidman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 203 mm
    Weight: 479 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715647455
    ISBN 10: 0715647458
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    DC23: 813.54
    Publisher
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    22 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Robert J. Seidman's first novel, One Smart Indian, was published to acclaim in 1979. He is the co-author of Ulysses Annotated. Seidman's film credits include Lush Life: Billy Strayhorn, a documentary that won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Documentary Script, a George Foster Peabody Award and an Emmy. He lives in New York.
    Review quote
    'The allure and the distinctiveness of the West resounds clearly in Robert J. Seidman's Moments Captured - it is a wonderful tribute: Muybridge is a hero of a Californian dream, his every misstep, in Seidman's telling, inspired by love' New Republic 'A sweeping historical novel - Seidman is at his best with meaty plot twists, and the tale gets more gripping in the second half when the crimes and betrayals begin piling up' Kirkus Reviews