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Leni Riefenstahl: A Memoir

Riefenstahl, Leni

ISBN 10: 031209843X / ISBN 13: 9780312098438
Published by St Martins Pr, New York, 1993
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1993 Stated First US Edition September 1993, Near Fine book, Near Fine unclipped jacket, Book has minor shelf wear, 669 clean tight unmarked pages, 40 full pages of glossy b/w photos in five sections, red end pages, book has white paper boards with 1/3 black cloth covered spine, light blue foil stamped lettering on the spine, jacket is 1/2 white with black lettering and 1/2 a photo of the book's author with a photo of the author on the back jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 002262

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Title: Leni Riefenstahl: A Memoir

Publisher: St Martins Pr, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Leni Riefenstahl is a ninety-year-old German who has been a dancer, actress, deep sea diver, photographer of African tribes--and Hitler's top film executive. In her own unique style, she tells the story of her life and its mark on history. photos. A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year. One of the century's most remarkable and controversial women, Leni Riefenstahl is an artist of the first order. Dancer, actor, and photographer, she is best known as the director of "Triumph of the Will," a film of a Nazi Party rally and "Olympia," the classic account of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It is for these works of cinematic propaganda that Riefenstahl is revered and reviled. In this autobiography, she discusses her motivations, her history, her important friendships, and, most of all, her art. Along with insights into directing and camera work, Riefenstahl offers an emotional, powerful story of a woman who refuses to be defined by any terms other than her own.

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Leni Riefenstahl lives in Europe.
A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year. One of the century's most remarkable and controversial women, Leni Riefenstahl is an artist of the first order. Dancer, actor, and photographer, she is best known as the director of "Triumph of the Will," a film of a Nazi Party rally and "Olympia," the classic account of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It is for these works of cinematic propaganda that Riefenstahl is revered and reviled. In this autobiography, she discusses her motivations, her history, her important friendships, and, most of all, her art. Along with insights into directing and camera work, Riefenstahl offers an emotional, powerful story of a woman who refuses to be defined by any terms other than her own.

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