The Fat Baby

London: Phaidon Press, 2004.
ISBN: 071484196X
Condition: Fine. SIGNED & INSCRIBED
hardcover
First edition.
432 pgs, 11.5 x 8.5 inches

The Fat Baby is an epic collection of poignant and often controversial stories photographed and written by acclaimed social documentary photographer Eugene Richards. The culmination of a dozen years of reporting, both on and off assignment, these stories, each one different in style and tone, immerse us in the lives of Honduran coffee growers, members of a Kansas City street gang, drought-plagued villagers from Niger, and doctors in an embattled Bosnian hospital. They chronicle the birth of a first child, an explosion of family violence, the struggle of a farm family to hang onto its ancestral home, and the unearthing of a half-hidden grave said to hold the remains of a slave. Item #93

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The Fat Baby. Eugene Richards.
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