EIGHT GIRLS TAKING PICTURES

By Whitney Otto
ScribnerJune 2013
www.simonandschuster.com
whitneyotto.com

Trade Paperback384 pages, $16.00, ISBN: 9781451682724
Subject: Women's Lives / Art / Coming of Age

This mesmerizing novel reimagines the public and private lives of eight groundbreaking female photographers and illuminates their shared dreams and struggles. Eight Girls Taking Pictures offer a fascinating portrait gallery of spirited, creative women across time and against the backdrop of some of the twentieth century’s most momentous events. Eight Girls Taking Pictures is about women and the tension they experience—between wanting a private life or a public life; love or passion; art or domesticity; children or creative freedom. Each of these women comes from different circumstances and live at different times in history, yet, they all struggle with similar desires, dreams, and aspirations.

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