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Encounters : a memoir

Author: Dorothy Norman
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a personal memoir Dorothy Norman (1905-1997). Norman was a female American photographer, writer, editor, arts patron and advocate for social change. In this work, Norman recounts her friendships with photographers and artists like Stieglitz and Noguchi; with political leaders ranging from New York's Mayor William O'Dwyer to Indira Gandhi. Norman shares her friends' letters and conversations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997.
Encounters.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1987
(OCoLC)570561836
Named Person: Dorothy Norman; Dorothy Norman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Norman
ISBN: 0151287929 9780151287925
OCLC Number: 14099435
Notes: "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: x, 319 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Dorothy Norman.

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This volume presents a personal memoir Dorothy Norman (1905-1997). Norman was a female American photographer, writer, editor, arts patron and advocate for social change. In this work, Norman recounts her friendships with photographers and artists like Stieglitz and Noguchi; with political leaders ranging from New York's Mayor William O'Dwyer to Indira Gandhi. Norman shares her friends' letters and conversations, revealing not only their brilliance, but her own kindness and inquiring mind. An author and photographer herself, Norman is a model for selfless activity on behalf of others. Her book is a fascinating record of a woman who made an impact on her age.

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