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Lee Miller: A Woman's War


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The Ubiquitous Image: Antony Penrose * A Woman's War: Hilary Roberts * 1. Women in Wartime Britain 1939-1944 * 2. Women in Wartime Europe: 1944-1945 * 3. Women and the Aftermath of War * 4. Chronology for Lee Miller: 1900-1977

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The extraordinary story beyond the battlefields of the Second World War through Miller's breathtaking photographs of the women whose lives were affected

About the Author

Antony Penrose is a British photographer. The son of Sir Roland Penrose and Lee Miller, he is director of the Lee Miller Archive and Penrose Collection at his parents' former home, Farley Farm House. He has published a number of books including two collections of his mother's photography, Lee Miller's War and The Lives of Lee Miller, and some children's books. Hilary Roberts is the Imperial War Museum Curator of Photography. Antony Penrose is Lee Miller's son. Among his other titles are The Lives of Lee Miller, a biography of his mother, and the children's book The Boy Who Bit Picasso.


'A magnificent biography' - Literary Review
'Proof that the photograph is often more powerful and intense than the moving image' - Observer (Books of the Year)
'Highlighting the story beyond the battlefields, this is a fascinating collection of images and a fitting tribute to one of the 20th century's most important photographers' - Independent
'Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words ... tells the story of this remarkable woman with great frankness' - The Times
'A significant addition to the current scholarship ... a welcome addition to our understanding of this brave woman and outstanding photographer' - Burlington Magazine

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