Margaret Bourke-White her pictures were her life by Susan Goldman Rubin

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  • Bourke-White, Margaret, -- 1904-1971,
  • News photographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women photographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Photography, Artistic -- Juvenile literature

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesHer pictures were her life
StatementSusan Goldman Rubin ; photographs by Margaret Bourke-White.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature
ContributionsBourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23244095M
ISBN 100810943816
LC Control Number98053967

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