Picture A Favela

André Diniz's award-winning biography of his friend, the acclaimed photographer Maurício Hora, is a uniquely vivid and life-enhancing account of a struggle against the odds – and a graphic masterpiece in its own right.   Born in the original 'Favela', on the hill overlooking Rio de Janeiro, his childhood blighted by poverty, oppression and family tragedy, Maurício's life was rescued by the inspiration he found in a camera's viewfinder: to see, to look, to frame the vibrant warmth of the human world around him. So shut your own eyes, open them again and  Picture a Favela.
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Historical Non-Fiction Political
About Book

Page Count

123 Pages

Print Release Date

June 7 2012

Digital Release Date

October 10 2018

Age Rating

15+ Only

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