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Photocopies

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Written by John BergerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by John Berger

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: March 17, 1998
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-75517-3 (0-679-75517-9)
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Berger presents a collection of moments, each supremely vivid, that together make up a frieze of human history at the end of the millennium as well as a subtle and affecting self-portrait of their author. Using careful, intensely visual prose snapping frozen vignettes of life, these twenty-nine "photocopies" teach us about lying and self-invention, dignity and tenderness, charity and courage. Overflowing with the sights, sounds, and smells of life, Photocopies is a masterpiece from one of the most important chroniclers of our time.