Waiting for Robert Capa

Waiting for Robert Capa

A Novel

Book - 2011
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Susana Fortes offers a gorgeously written, English Patient-style novel about the real-life romance between two photojournalists furiously in love: Robert Capa and Gerda Taro. During the Spanish Civil War, Capa and Taro risked everything documenting Francisco Franco's Fascist uprising--even as they risked everything for love. The two artists' passion stands out in sharp relief against the terrifying realities of war in this internationally acclaimed novel, a book that will resonate with fans of Possession, Loving Frank, Suite Francaise, and Pan's Labyrinth. With a film adaptation already underway from producer Michael Mann (Public Enemies, The Insider, Manhunter, Collateral), Fortes' Waiting for Robert Capa is a tale that will touch millions of hearts, mixing the poignancy of a timeless love story with the immediacy of a vivid snapshot from a bygone era.
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062000385
0062000381
Call Number: F FORTES S
Characteristics: 201 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Lopez, Adriana V.

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