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THE BREATHLESS MOMENT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The world's most sensational news photographs assembled within one book cover, going back to 1865, and bringing it up to 1934. Crime, tragedy, accident, shipwreck, fire, earthquake, murder, lynching, riot, gang warfare, hazard, terror--a collection of pictures any one of which in its time provided ""scareheads"" for the sensational daily press. No war photographs. No attempt to recreate a period or to capture an idea. Simply evidence that news photographs immortalize the horror of scenes, and that the public is ever avid for such material. Another picture book, but one that will appeal to a different type of buyer, the customer who prefers the tabloid to the conservative daily press.

Pub Date: Jan. 21st, 1934
Publisher: Knopf