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Malan, Rian; David Lurie (photographer)

Life in the Liberated Zone (1994)

Published: Cornerhouse; William Waterman, Manchester; Johannesburg, 1994

Edition: First

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The "liberated zone" is Crossroads, in Cape Town, in the year of South Africa's first post-Apartheid elections.

For his photographs for this book David Lurie received a 1992 American Pictures of the Year "Award of Excellence for a Magazine Picture Story".

The author, Rian Malan, opens his commentary with the words: "I first saw the landscape where these photographs were taken in the summer of 1965 [he was then 11] through the windows of my father's car . . . "

Drawn-on limp laminated covers with wraparound monochrome photograph, plain endpapers + some 90 unpaginated pp of text and captioned monochrome photographs, all printed on heavy gloss-art paper.

The copy is unmarked and as new.

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 225 x 250
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
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