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Friend, David 1955-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 80 publications in 2 languages and 5,304 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Fiction  Portraits  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Interviews  History  Miscellanea  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator
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Publications about David Friend
Publications by David Friend
Most widely held works by David Friend
Watching the world change : the stories behind the images of 9/11 by David Friend( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories behind the photographs of 9/11, discusses the controversy over whether the images are exploitative or redemptive, and shows how photographs help us witness, grieve, and understand the unimaginable
With any luck, I'll drive a truck by David Friend( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
A little boy has a grand time pretending to drive every big vehicle he can imagine
Vanity Fair's Hollywood by Christopher Hitchens( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
A collection of classic photographs, essays, and caricatures depicting a century of Hollywood power, glamour, myth, and mystery
Baseball, football, Daddy, and me by David Friend( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
A little boy and his father enjoy a full assortment of sporting events together
Vanity Fair, the portraits : a century of iconic images by Graydon Carter( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
"From Edward Steichen and Cecil Beaton to Annie Leibovitz and Mario Testino, Vanity Fair Portraits celebrates 95 years of photographic history, with classic images commissioned and published first in the pages of Vanity Fair. These portraits have become the iconic likenesses of the best-known figures from the worlds of art, film, music, sports, business and politics." "Vanity Fair Portraits traces the cultural history of the 20th century and its leading personalities in the pages of a magazine that helped usher in the modern age and which has itself become a benchmark of modern achievement. This book brings together more than 300 photographs from the two incarnations of Vanity Fair and offers an authoritative roster of fame, talent, and glamour. The first era - from 1913 to 1936 - is dominated by figures from the Jazz Age and covers subjects drawn from art, dance, music, film, and world affairs, including luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, Amelia Earhart, Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. The second era - from the reincarnation of Vanity Fair in 1983 up to the present day - includes Hollywood stars as well as writers, athletes, style icons, and titans of business and politics, with portraits of Robert De Niro, Arthur Miller, Madonna, Margaret Thatcher, and Rupert Murdoch among many others." "Vanity Fair Portraits taps the energy of the magazine that once promised to 'ignite a dinner party at fifty yards' and reveals why its pages have become the culture's grandest showcase for photographic iconography. Published to accompany the 25th anniversary of Vanity Fair as well as a major touring exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, 14 June-21 September 2008, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA, 26 October 2008-1 March 2009 and the Portrait Gallery Canberra, Australia, 12 June-30 August 2009"--Jacket
The meaning of life : reflections in words and pictures on why we are here by David Friend( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays and photographs captures a bit of essence of existence
The naughty nineties : the triumph of the American libido by David Friend( Book )
9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Discusses how the rise of the Internet, reality television, and tabloid culture transformed the boundaries of sexuality in the 1990s, providing first-hand accounts by such individuals as Monica Lewinsky, Joan Rivers, and Jesse Jackson
First families : an intimate portrait from the Kennedys to the Clintons by Harry Benson( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and Italian and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Photographs of Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton and their families are accompanied by award-winning photographer Harry Benson's comments on how he arranged each photo session and brief anecdotes about the first families
More reflections on the meaning of life by David Friend( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Through photographs and interviews, this book presents reflections on the meaning of life and on why we exist
Oscar night from the editors of Vanity fair : 75 years of Hollywood parties by Graydon Carter( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
"From the first Academy Awards black-tie dinner dance in 1929 to the glittering Vanity Fair gala in 2004, from the 1940s gatherings at the most fashionable nightspots in Los Angeles--Ciro's, Mocambo, Romanoff's, Chasen's--to the star-studded parties thrown by legendary agent Swifty Lazar from the 1960s to the 1990s, here is a photo history of all those events, presented by Graydon Carter and David Friend. More than five hundred archival and personal black-and-white and color photographs--many never seen before--have been collected in Oscar Night. There is an afterword by Dominick Dunne and a look at every detail, from menus to matchbooks to seating charts"--Jacket
Reshaping the mind : how rationality can provide insights into the feeling-self and other minds by David Friend( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Oscar night : 75 years of Hollywood parties by Graydon Carter( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Collects photographs of celebrities at Academy Award parties, from the first black-tie dinner in 1929 to the Vanity Fair gala in 2004
The naughty nineties : the triumph of the American libido by David Friend( file )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A sexual history of the 1990s when the Baby Boomers took over Washington, Hollywood, and Madison Avenue. A definitive look at the captains of the culture wars-and an indispensable road map for understanding how we got to the Trump Teens.The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido examines the scandal-strafed decade when our public and private lives began to blur due to the rise of the web, reality television, and the wholesale tabloidization of pop culture.In this comprehensive and often hilarious time capsule, David Friend combines detailed reporting with first-person accounts from many of the decade's singular personalities, from Anita Hill to Monica Lewinsky, Lorena Bobbitt to Heidi Fleiss, Alan Cumming to Joan Rivers, Jesse Jackson to key members of the Clinton, Dole, and Bush teams.The Naughty Nineties also uncovers unsung sexual pioneers, from the enterprising sisters who dreamed up the Brazilian bikini wax to the scientists who, quite by accident, discovered Viagra
Vanity Fair portraits : photographs, 1913-2008 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Lying awake : an exploration of the foundations of consciousness by David Friend( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The flag by David Friend( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
TO COINCIDE WITH THE MAJOR DOCUMENTARY, THE FLAG, FROM CNN FILMS'BASED ON DAVID FRIEND'S MASTERFUL ACCOUNT OF THE ICONIC IMAGE THAT DEFINED AMERICAN RESILIENCE AFTER 9/11 The Flag tells the fascinating and mysterious story behind the iconic image that captivated a nation. Excerpted from his critically acclaimed book Watching the World Change, journalist David Friend, an editor at Vanity Fair, reveals how a chance moment captured on camera'showing three firefighters hoisting a dust-laden Old Glory at Ground Zero on 9/11'inspired a nation during its darkest hour. But equally captivating is the maelstrom that surrounded the photograph in the months and years following its initial publication. Friend brings us behind the scenes of the photograph's life, from its first exposure in a New Jersey newspaper to its instant fame as a rallying point for an embattled people looking for strength and a sense of community. In evenhanded and lucid prose, he describes the attempts to commodify the image, the heartbreaking appeals of families of the fallen to use it for memorial services, and the struggles of the three firemen to live with their unexpected fame. Friend also traces the confounding path of the flag itself, which has been missing for twelve years, from the debris of the fallen towers, to Navy ships bound for the Middle East, to the hands of high-ranking dignitaries, showing how somewhere along the way the original was replaced by one completely different. The Flag'now a CNN Films documentary, by Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker'is ultimately the tale of a nation desperate for a source of strength and finding one in an image of men pushing forward despite devastation. It's the story of the best of our natures and the worst; of how imagery can guide and beguile us, but also of how an instant caught on film became a symbol of grace in the face of hopelessness and despair
 
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