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Summary: Every family has its secrets. Director Peter Stephan Jungk had always known that his Austrian-born great aunt, Edith Tudor-Hart, was a talented documentary photographer. But it was not until twenty years after her death in 1973 that he learned she had led a double life, and changed the course of history. Jungk unravels what had been a well-kept secret by speaking with military historians, photo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Kanter, Trudi.

Summary: A true story of a Jewish Austrian hat designer who rescued herself and the businessman she loved during the 1938 Nazi invasion, seeking safety amid the horrors of World War II Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5482 KANTER, TRUDI KAN

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the documentary photographer describes the disability that inspired Lange's photography career and her efforts to raise awareness about the unseen victims of the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LAN

Summary: It tells the remarkable true story of Robyn Davidson, a young woman who leaves her life in the city to make a solo trek through almost 2,000 miles of sprawling Australian desert. Accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels, she sets off on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she meets National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan who begins to photograph her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Media 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRA

Summary: Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20x24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the surfaces of those who visited her Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC B

Hollihan, Kerrie Logan.

Summary: "The tremendous struggles women have faced as war correspondents and photojournalists A profile of 16 courageous women, Reporting Under Fire tells the story of journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from the front lines. Each woman--including Sigrid Schultz, who broadcast news via radio from Berlin on the eve of the Second World War; Margaret Bourke-White, who rode with General...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 HOL

Corrigan, Kelly

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond--sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine--between mothers and daughters. When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as "Your father's the glitter but I'm the glue." This meant nothing to Kelly, who left childhood sure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 994.4 COR

Smith, Patti.

Summary: In this tough, tender memoir, singer-song writer Patti Smith transports readers to what seemed like halcyon days for art and artists in New York as she shares tales of the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's, and Strand bookstores and her new life in Brooklyn with a young man named Robert Mapplethorpe--the man who changed her life with his love, friendship,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, PATTI SMI

Andrews, Julie

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD So

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

Summary: Profiles American photographer Dorothea Lange, who came to the the attention of the world with her photographs documenting the Great Depression, and achieved lasting fame in the post-War years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOR

Summary: A portrait of the late photographer Francesca Woodman, told through the young artist's work (including experimental videos and journal entries) and remarkably candid interviews with her artist parents Betty and George (a ceramic sculptor and painter/photographer), who have continued their own artistic practices while watching Francesca's professional reputation eclipse their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOO

Summary: Is an exploration of the tenuous relationship between celebrities and the people who make a living selling their images. After a chance encounter with a 13-year-old paparazzo, Austin Visschedyk, Grenier takes a step back to think about the celebrity - obsessed culture that has produced the boy. Adrian starts hanging out with the young photographer, learning the tricks of the trade, as well as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in Canada by Mongrel 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TEE

Bannos, Pamela

Summary: Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to be an inadvertent master of twentieth-century American street photography. Not long after, the news broke that Maier had recently died and had no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAIER, VIVIAN BAN

Summary: The story of the surviving members of the Viennese Hakoah sports club women's swim team, a world-dominating competitor in the 1930s. The club was eventually shut down during Hitler's reign, though all the women managed to escape capture. Combines historical footage and contemporary interviews to reconnect the women's lives and memories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAT

Quintero, Isabel

Summary: A blending of photographs and illustrations trace the life and work of Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide, who embarked on a journey across Mexico and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The J. Paul Getty Museum 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ITU

Mann, Sally

Summary: A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her. Sorting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANN, SALLY MAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MANN MAN

Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: "The making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Earnest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town's infamous running of the bulls. Then, over the next six weeks, he channeled that trip's maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 BLU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST BLU

Addario, Lynsey.

Summary: War photographer Lynsey Addario's memoir It's What I Do is the story of how the relentless pursuit of truth, in virtually every major theater of war in the twenty-first century, has shaped her life. What she does, with clarity, beauty, and candor, is to document, often in their most extreme moments, the complex lives of others. It's her work, but it's much more than that: it's her singular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADDARIO, LYNSEY ADD

Hameister, Jade

Summary: Polar Explorer is an inspiring and empowering story by sixteen-year-old Jade Hameister, chronicling her feat of being the youngest person to complete the Polar Hat Trick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 HAM

Clements, Kirstie.

Summary: The former head of Vogue Australia discusses her twenty-five year career, from her start at the magazine as a receptionist to her rise to become its editor-in-chief, and describes her experiences along the way with fashion designers, celebrities, and famous models.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books Llc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEMENTS, KIRSTIE CLE

Klüger, Ruth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KLU

Summary: When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MUS

Bradley, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA