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Monday, February 5, 2018


V/A  Aronson, Marc and Marina Budhos.  EYES OF THE WORLD.  Henry Holt, 2017.  9780805098358.  22.95.  During Spain's Civil War, two photojournalists discover their passion for image reporting.  Robert Capa and Gerda Taro ("adopted" names created to protect their ethnic identity) honed their skills in the midst of inclement weather, crowds of refugees and physical danger.  Their fierce determination was well supported by respect and love for one another.  Readers and browsers, alike, will appreciate this handsome presentation of history plus chapter notes, a timeline, appendices and a detailed index.  Interesting, also, is the authors' segment:  "How We Came To Write This Book."    E.M. Roublow (ret.)