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Subject: Re: [Leica] Capa and Steinbeck
From: "Roland Smith" <>
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 21:25:44 -0800
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I read it a couple of months ago and highly recommend it.

Roland Smith
Oakland, California
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From: "Ernest Nitka" <>
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Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 6:11 AM
Subject: [Leica] Capa and Steinbeck

> Just wanted to put in a plug for a little book called ' A Russian 
> Journal' written by John Steinbeck with a smattering of photos by Capa. 
>   It's about their 1948 trip to Russia for a month.  It's more akin to 
> 'lonely planet' but was fun to read.  It was at a time when when our 
> goverments didn't trust each other but the peoples of russia treated 
> Steinbeck and Capa very nicely and were interested in closer bond 
> between the two peoples.
> it's Penguin Paperback and the right size for reading on a 
> trans-american or atlantic flight.
> ernie
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