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Passage to Vietnam: Through the Eyes of Seventy Photographers
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Publisher Against All Odds Productions
Publication date October 1, 1994
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781885559005
ISBN-10 1885559003
Dimensions 1.25 by 11 by 12.50 in.
Weight 4.30 lbs.
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Original list price $50.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Presents the work of photojournalists from fourteen countries portraying a reunified country still recovering from the wounds of war description: Product Description: Passage to Vietnam, the result of a remarkable collaboration between East and West, is a fascinating look at an ancient nation caught in the midst of dramatic change. Spectacular photographs and a detailed text present the most intimate and comprehensive look at Vietnam ever assembled. To create this unusual portrait, 70 photographers from fourteen countries were given unprecedented access to a country that is just now emerging from decades of war and isolation.
Magnum photographer Bruno Barbey rode along with thousands of pilgrims down the Swallow River to the Perfume Pagoda. Pulitzer Prize-winner Jay Dickman traveled to the northern highlands, where he photographed the ancient Hmong tribe. And former Life photographer Dick Swanson went back to Vietnam for the first time since the war, photographing its lingering effects on the people of Quang Tri Province.
The photographs are complemented by captions written by Fortune magazine editor Colin Leinster. In addition, noted travel writer Pico Iyer shares his impressions of a country just awakening from twenty years of isolation. Pulitzer Prize-winner Stanley Karnow explores the long struggle the Vietnamese have waged to preserve their homeland. And Vietnam Investment Review correspondent Peter Saidel gives an insider's look at Vietnam as socialism and commerce meet face to face.

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