The Resource The girl with the Leica, Helena Janeczek ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

The girl with the Leica, Helena Janeczek ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

Label
The girl with the Leica
Title
The girl with the Leica
Statement of responsibility
Helena Janeczek ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel based on the life of Gerda Taro, a German-Jewish war photographer, anti-fascist activist, artist and innovator who, together with her partner, the Hungarian Endre Friedmann, was one half of the alias Robert Capa, widely considered to be the twentieth century's greatest war and political photographer. She was killed while documenting the Spanish Civil War and tragically became the first female photojournalist to be killed on a battlefield
Member of
Summary
Gerda Taro is at the heart of this kaleidoscopic novel but another of its main characters is the era itself, the 1930s, with economic depression, the rise of Nazism, hostility towards refugees in France, the century’s ideological warfare, the cultural ferment, and the ascendency of photography as the age’s quintessential art form
Theme
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10819535
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Janeczek, Helena
Dewey number
853.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Goldstein, Ann
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taro, Gerta
  • Capa, Robert
  • Photojournalists
  • War photographers
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on the true story of the woman behind the name Robert Capa
Label
The girl with the Leica, Helena Janeczek ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published under the title: La ragazza con la Leica, 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781609455477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The girl with the Leica, Helena Janeczek ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Publication
Note
First published under the title: La ragazza con la Leica, 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781609455477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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