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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography by Ansel Adams, Mary Street Alinder


Ansel Adams: An Autobiography by Ansel Adams, Mary Street Alinder

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 original.


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 *

About the Author

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 calendars.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 1996


Ansel Adams, Mary Street Alinder

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Little, Brown and Company an imprint of Little, Brown & Company


352 pages


Autobiography: general
Individual photographers
Conservation of the environment



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