Faces of Hope

Faces of Hope

Children of A Changing World

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
A powerful documentary of children in developing countries includes photographs from around the globe documenting their cultural traditions and illustrating the difficulties they face trying to survive in a world afflicted by hunger, war, and disease.

Perseus Publishing
Perhaps best known for her photography of Tibet and its culture in exile, award-winner Alison Wright has traveled the world for more than two decades as a photojournalist. Working for children’s aid organizations such as UNICEF, Save the Children, CARE, and SEVA, she has dedicated herself to telling the stories of children in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In Faces of Hope, Wright presents her finest photographs, showing the resolute spirit of these children in the face of poverty, famine, and conflict, and demonstrating how ?? with education and opportunity ?? they can become powerful assets to their struggling countries and to the world. In extended captions, Wright tells of her encounters with the children, detailing their cultural traditions, explaining their difficulties, and recounting their extraordinary lives.

Book News
This volume presents vivid color photographs of children from developing countries in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. In the captions, award-winning photojournalist Wright relates her personal encounters with the children and describes their culture and daily lives. Wright, whose photos have appeared in publications such as National Geographic and Time Magazine, is also the author of The Spirit of Tibet: Portrait of a Culture in Exile . Oversize: 10.25x10.25. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers House West, c2003
ISBN: 9781577312239
Characteristics: ix, 165 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm


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