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Sergio Larrain by Sergio Larrain

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Photographers,
  • Documentary photography,
  • Photography,
  • Abandoned children,
  • Biography,
  • Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Agnès Sire ; text by Gonzalo Leiva Quijada
ContributionsSire, Agnès, editor, Leiva Quijada, Gonzalo, writer of added text
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR647 .L3675 2013, TR820.5 .L37 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination397 pages
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26918862M
ISBN 101597112593
ISBN 109781597112598
LC Control Number2013936825
OCLC/WorldCa845516553

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