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Title: The Man Who Moved the World - the Life and Work of Mohamed Amin
Description: Nairobi, Kenya, Camerapix. 1998, First. (ISBN: 1874041997). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped.299 pages. 135 photographs. Foreword by Michael Buerk. Mohamed 'Mo' Amin MBE (1943-1996) was a Kenyan photojournalist. Amin's photos along with Michael Buerk's reporting of the 1984 Ethiopian famine brought international attention to the crisis and eventually helped start the charity wave that resulted in Live Aid concerts. In a career spanning over 30 years he covered every major event in Africa and beyond, braving torture, surviving bombs and bullets to emerge as the most decorated news cameraman of all time. Amin died in November 1996 when his flight Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 was hijacked and crashed into the ocean near Grande Comore, killing 123 passengers and crew. Mo died on his feet still negotiating with the terrorists. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.916 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDIONAL SHIPPING COST. A1A. Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Photo Journalism, Ethiopian Famine, Africa, Live Aid Concerts 1874041997

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 010987

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