Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

by Mary Street Alinder, Ansel Adams

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Overview

Discover this "evocative celebration of the life, career, friendships, concerns, and vision" of Ansel Adams, America's greatest photographer (New York Times)


"No lover of Ansel Adams' photographs can afford to miss this book." - Wallace Stegner

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.
Illustrated with eight pages of Adams' gorgeous black-and-white photographs, this book brings readers behind the images into the stories and circumstances of their creation. Written with characteristic warmth, vigor, 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821222416
Publisher: Bulfinch
Publication date: 02/01/1996
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ansel Adams (1902-1985) was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth century. Through the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings, and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in the fight to preserve America's remaining wilderness.

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