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Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, Sep 16, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 289 pages
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The candid memoirs of the celebrated photographer of White Women and Sumo recount his birth to a wealthy Jewish family in Berlin, early fascination with photography, escape to China in the wake of Kristallnacht, service with the Australian army, marriage, and contributions to the world of fashion photography.

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User Review  - Julia - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. I think it was really well written, and revealed Newton as a rather honest, down to earth person. I liked the fact that he actually is capable of admitting his weaknesses ... Read full review

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i'm not usually big on biographies or autobiographies, but i've realized i really enjoy reading those of artists. they have a special way of storytelling and have THE most interesting lives. i mean ... Read full review


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About the author (2003)

HELMUT NEWTON is one of the most admired photographers of the last century. His most recent photography books include the retrospective Helmut Newton Work and the monumental Sumo, both edited by his wife, June. The Newtons live in Monte Carlo.