Who Shot Sports

Who Shot Sports

A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present

Book - 2016
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"From the creator/editor of Who Shot Rock & Roll ("I loved this book" --Dwight Garner, The New York Times. "Whatever Gail Buckland writes, I want to read"), a book that brings together the work of 165 extraordinary photographers, most of their images heralded, most of their names unknown; photographs that capture the essence of athletes mastery of mind/body/soul against the odds, doing the impossible, seeming to defy the laws of gravity, the laws of physics, and showing what human will, discipline, drive, and desire look like when suspended in time. The first book to show the range, cultural importance, and aesthetics of sports photography, much of it legendary, all of it powerful,"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385352239
0385352239
Branch Call Number: 779.9796 B8563W 2016
Characteristics: xii, 329 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm

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