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Lee Miller: A Life

Lee Miller: A Life

by Carolyn Burke

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780307766632
Pages: 448
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 12 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-29
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A trenchant yet sympathetic portrait of Lee Miller, one of the iconic faces and careers of the twentieth century. Carolyn Burke reveals Miller as a multifaceted woman: both model and photographer, muse and reporter, sexual adventurer and mother, and, in later years, gourmet cook—the last of the many dramatic transformations she underwent during her lifetime. A sleek blond bombshell, Miller was part of a glamorous circle in New York and Paris in the 1920s and 1930s as a leading Vogue model, close to Edward Steichen, Charlie Chaplin, Jean Cocteau, and Pablo Picasso. Then, during World War II, she became a war correspondent—one of the first women to do so—shooting harrowing images of a devastated Europe, entering