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African Journey 
 
  
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Hardcover 
256 pages 
Graphis Pr 
Published 2001 
  
From Publishers Weekly 
  
Considered one of the most eminent photographers of today, Pete Turner (Pete Turner Photographs) was a 25-year-old on a pioneering assignment for National Geographic when he spent seven months traveling from Capetown, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt, shooting the 148 vibrant photos many of them covering two-page spreads that comprise Pete Turner African Journey. Praising Turner in his introduction, Gordon Parks describes the photographer's body of work as "infinitely arresting and pure," apt words to describe a stunning yet quiet view of Africa more than four decades ago.  
  
 
  
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.  
  
 
  
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In her diary of her years in Africa, Ricciardi collects memories of places, people, and experiences in words and in pictures exuding joy, beauty, pain, and even horror. This great photographer (Vanishing Africa; Vanishing Amazon) presents an intimate account of Africa to the reader and viewer with such sincerity that it may be experienced first-hand, unadulterated. The book centers on East Africa, only occasionally veering into other parts of the continent. Through stories and commentaries as... read more  
  
 
  
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9 x 12 145 color illustrations US and Canada Distribution photography The first retrospective devoted to the life-long career of an impassioned camera artist, this spectacular volume captures the beauty of Africa in all its rare forms. Taken during a three-decade journey through Africa, Pete Turner's photographs cover a variety of subjects-from indigenous populations and exotic wildlife to geological oddities. Brimming with color and the richness of African tradition and culture, this book examines with love and admiration the people, animals, and landscapes of Africa. The book's fine design, added to the high quality of its pictures, makes it an appealing acquisition for professional and amateur photographers, nature lovers, and travel enthusiasts.
 
  
 
  

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