An uncertain grace / photographs by Sebastião Salgado ; essays by Eduardo Galeano and Fred Ritchin.

From a Brazilian mine where 50,000 mud-covered men haul heavy bags of dirt up and down slippery ladders in search of a stray nugget of gold, to a former lake in western Africa now swallowed by the encroaching desert, where emaciated, starving people walk over its surface of sand, photographer Sebast...

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Corporate Author: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Other Authors: Salgado, Sebastião, 1944- (Illustrator), Galeano, Eduardo, 1940-, Ritchin, Fred
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Aperture Foundation, [1990]
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Summary:From a Brazilian mine where 50,000 mud-covered men haul heavy bags of dirt up and down slippery ladders in search of a stray nugget of gold, to a former lake in western Africa now swallowed by the encroaching desert, where emaciated, starving people walk over its surface of sand, photographer Sebastião Salgado explores the live of the planet's often ignored people with a critical eye and an empathetic heart.
Item Description:"Published on the occasion of a major exhibition presented by the San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, Oct. 4-December 2, 1990.".
Physical Description:155 pages, 1 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 35 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (page 156).
ISBN:0893814210
0893814407
0893814601
9780893814212
9780893814403
9780893814601
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