Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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Earth from Above: 365 Days
by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Publisher's Description
Culled from the massive monograph published in 2000 of the same name, this chunky desktop version contains 365 images of people and places around the globe, all shot in brilliant color.
Amazon.com Review
In a literal overview of the world, Earth from Above: 365 Days presents a resplendent view of our complex home. Each new day reveals another breathtaking, and sometimes heartbreaking, image from the sky: an endless field of Kenyan flamingos, the crowded streets of Tokyo, the crisscrossing highways of Los Angeles, or a misty blue lagoon in Iceland. Turn the page and find yet another absorbing view. Each of the 365 pictures is monumental and imparts one more mind-blowing facet to our elaborate planet. Every image is accompanied by a brief socially conscious text. Descriptions of nature's bounty and wrath, along with human impact both good and bad, run throughout. From the beauty of the world's largest maze to the destruction of major earthquakes, life seems unpredictable. Whether it's one lone outfielder in Yankee Stadium or the lone penguin on a glacier in Antarctica, the sentiment is very much the same. Against the immensity of life on earth, each of us can sometimes feel so very small. --J.P. Cohen
ISBN: 0810914301
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Hardcover : 732 pages
Language: English
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