Mothers & Daughters: An Exploration in Photographs

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An aperture classic that sold over 40,000 copies in previous editions. In this extraordinary volume, Mothers & Daughters: An Exploration in Photographs with essays by Tillie Olsen and Estelle Jussim, the most basic and the most mysterious of relationships -- as experienced in contemporary America -- is explored in all of its variety, nuance, and ambivalence. Nearly ninety photographers contributed penetrating images of mothers and their daughters -- women of every shape, hue, and social station. The result is an emotional mosaic of depth and detail and also a pioneering accomplishment in the history of photography. The photographers are joined by leading women writers and poets offering a kaleidoscopic gathering of insights and

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"Superb photographs highlight the mother-daughter bond across a wide range of class, race, and age, with poetry and prose by great writers."--Booklist

"Outstanding views of the mother-daughter relationship by a remarkable array of America's best photographers. In short, a hard act to be compared to. "--Booklist

"[Mothers and Daughters] is a moving tribute to the emotional, cultural, and intellectual resources of women."--USA Today

"Mothers and Daughters is a harmony of words and photographs. It is an artistic study that makes an indelible impression. "--Psychology Today
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This reissue of a 1987 classic returns to print a collection unavailable for many years and sold out in its previous editions. Many contributors produce a mosaic of images and striking impressions. -- Midwest Book Review

"Shot mostly in black and white, the pictures cross all race and class lines to pay homage to the special bond between women and their female offspring." -- Marcia Borucki -- The Chicago Tribune

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