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    Title
    The Photographer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Emmanuel Guibert
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 228 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,293 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781596433755
    ISBN 10: 1596433752
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GRA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPN
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FCA
    BIC subject category V2: KNTJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.3
    BIC subject category V2: HBWS
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1980
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    B&T General Subject: 400
    BISAC V2.8: PHO014000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A02000000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027130
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 54
    B&T Approval Code: A06400000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    BIC subject category V2: FXL, 3JJPN
    BISAC V2.8: PHO015000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FCA
    BISAC V2.8: POL041000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED039000, CGN007000
    DC22: 958.1045092, 610.6/010222
    LC classification: RA390.F8 G8513 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 070.4909581
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    Thema V1.0: KNT, NHWR, NHWL, NHWR9, XAB, XQA
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports.
    Publisher
    Roaring Brook Press
    Imprint name
    FIRST SECOND
    Publication date
    05 December 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New Milford
    Author Information
    Emmanuel Guibert's most recent book for First Second was the critically acclaimed Alan's War, the memoir of a WWII G.I. His close friendship with Didier Lefevre inspired him to combine art and photography to create this momentous book.
    Review quote
    "An unflinching and gripping photographic memoir, the Photographer takes you on a breathtaking journey through the best and worst humanity has to offer in times of war. Turning its pages, the reader begins to understand what it means to lose everything as a refugee of war, to cross mountains to help someone you never met, to feel the intense responsibility of being the only one able to capture the last moments of a child's stolen life. Suddenly Afghanistan, a distant land, a foreign culture, a courageous and resilient people seem closer, more familiar--more human. I love this book."--Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador "The Photographer is a work of stunning originality and power. It seamlessly blends personal storytelling, photography, and illustration to reveal the essential work of Doctors Without Borders. It is to Didier Lefevre's immense credit that he risked his life to bring that story to light. This amazing work gives us a window into the suffering and perseverance of the Afghan people. Above all else, it is a truly inspiring piece of work." -- Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm "One of the most amazing publications I've ever read." -- Rachel Maddow, MSNBC "There is no fighting in this book. No great warriors are exalted. The story is about those who live on the fringes of war and care for its human detritus. By the end of the book the image or picture of a weapon is distasteful. And if you can achieve this, you have gone a long way to imparting the truth about warfare." - The New York Times Book Review "An inspiring book about a perpetually knotty country at the height of the Soviet-Afghan conflict, The Photographer should be mandatory reading for our Secretary of State and President." - The Boston Globe "A sweeping declaration of human strength, compassion and creative power." - The LA Times """" "Haunting . . . a riveting account." - The Washington Post "Reading The Photographer is a simply