Introduction by the author, followed by a sequence of c. 200 photographs, many of them shown as double-page spreads. Endmatter: extended captions providing background information on all the images included in the book, accompanied by colour thumbnails for easy identification
Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for almost 40 years, with scores of magazine covers to his name, over a dozen books, and hundreds of exhibitions around the world. A member of Magnum Photos, he has created stunning images on six continents and countless countries. McCurry has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal and National Press Photographers Award.
'McCurry can make the hellish look heavenly - incredible photographs that change the way we look at our world - haunting and provocative images' The Sunday Times Magazine, June 2005 'these beautiful and often uplifting images, in finest documentary tradition, cross the boundaries of language and culture to capture the significant and the smaller stories of mankind.' Daily Telegraph, July 2005 'All the photographs selected for this edition are perfect compositions and the book is a must for anyone interested in appreciating the natural beauty of Asia and colour travel photography.' Tribune, September 2005