"Solnit's best book so far" ("Chicago Tribune") is a boldly original portraitof the proto-inventor of motion pictures. The story of Muybridge--who in 1872succeeded in capturing high-speed motion photographically--becomes a lens fora larger story about the acceleration and industrialization of everyday life.320 pp.
Published: Tuesday, March 2, 2004
Published by: Penguin Books
Available in: Paperback (9780142004104)