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Waiting for Robert Capa : a novel

Author: Susana Fortes; Adriana V Lopez
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Gerta Pohorylle meets Andre Friedmann in Paris in 1935 and is drawn to his fierce dedication to justice, journalism, and the art of photography. Assuming new names, [they] travel together to Spain, Europe's most harrowing war zone, to document the rapidly intensifying turmoil of the Spanish Civil War"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Robert Capa; Robert Capa; Robert Capa
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susana Fortes; Adriana V Lopez
ISBN: 9780062000385 0062000381 9780007431243 0007431244
OCLC Number: 670476291
Language Note: Translated from Spanish.
Description: 201 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 'An extraordinary story of war and art, based on a turbulent real-life romance' --
jacket.-A young German woman named Gerta Pohorylle and a young Hungarian man named Endre Friedmann meet in Paris in 1935. Both Communists, Jewish, exiled, and photographers, they decide to change their names in order to sell their work more easily, and so they become Gerda Taro and Robert Capa. With these new identities, they travel to Spain and begin to document the Spanish Civil War. Two years later, tragedy will befall them --
but until then, theirs is a romance for the ages.
Other Titles: Esperando a Robert Capa.
Responsibility: Susana Fortes ; translation by Adriana V. Lopez.

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A gorgeously written, ENGLISH PATIENT-style novel about the real-life romance between the war photographers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro during the Spanish Civil War. Already optioned to be the next  Read more...

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