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Watching the World Change

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Watching the World Change

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
David Friend
publisher:
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
genre:
Nonfiction

We gave it an A-

With a nonstop news cycle, the advent of digital photography, and the Internet all converging, 9/11 was perhaps the first tragedy experienced immediately worldwide. David Friend explores the meaning of the day’s overly familiar and unfamiliar imagery — from news coverage to amateur photos in Watching the World Change. Target Audience Photo buffs and news junkies. Worth It? An impressively sweeping analysis. When it comes to 9/11, no, we haven’t seen everything.