Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

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In this bestselling autobiography, completed shortly before his death in 1984, Ansel Adams looks back at his legendary six-decade career as a conservationist, teacher, musician, and, above all, photographer. Written with characteristic warmth, vigour, and wit, this fascinating account brings to life the infectious enthusiasms, fervent battles, and bountiful friendships of a truly American more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 26mm | 519.99g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Little, Brown and Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0821222414
  • 9780821222416
  • 77,216

About Ansel Adams

In a career that spanned five decades Ansel Adams was at once America's foremost landscape photographer and an ardent environmentalist. His work has been published in a multitude of books, posters and more

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A warm, discursive, and salty document. * NEW YORKER * An evocative celebration of the life, career, friendships, concerns and vision of an ardent environmentalist and pioneering artist who captured the rich natural beauty of America through the lens of his camera. * NEW YORK TIMES * Rough-edged...witty and candid...A direct line to Adam s' thoughts and ideas. * LOS ANGELES TIMES * No lover of Ansel Adam s' photographs can afford to miss this book. * Wallace Stegner *show more

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