LIFE GONE TOO SOON: THEIR LIVES WERE NOT LONG BUT MATTERED

LIFE GONE TOO SOON: THEIR LIVES WERE NOT LONG BUT MATTERED

By: Life, Editors of

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A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Yes, undeniably, there is some sadness in these pages. Why in the world was Kennedy killed? Why couldn't Marilyn have found happiness? Why did Michael leave the stage so early? But also, we revisit the dynamism of JFK, the be auty of Marilyn Monroe and the pure excitement that was Michael Jackson. In these pages, we lament the premature exits, but thrillingly celebrate the lives that were lived lived, often, to the very fullest. This special LIFE book is brimful with the stories of people we loved. The fans of Judy Garland, Elvis Presley and John Lennon were legion, and so wer e those of Tim Russert and John Ritter. These are people who, when we learn ed they had passed, made us sit up, take notice and focus on why they matte red-deeply-to all of us. IFE always takes the long view, and so this book s alutes historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln and Wolfgang Amadeus Moza rt as well as contemporary celebrities including Christopher Reeve and Farr ah Fawcett. What might the world have been like had Lincoln not been shot, or with four score more compositions by Mozart? How richer might we all be with further F. Scott Fitzgerald stories to read, or more James Dean movies to watch? These many people-more than 100 in all-are commemorated not only in prose but also in the fine, often surprising and sometimes rare pictures for which LIFE is famous. In these pages, those we lost come vibrantly alive once more. We remember these people precisely, and celebrate their important, if too short,

Title: LIFE GONE TOO SOON: THEIR LIVES WERE NOT LONG BUT MATTERED

Author Name: Life, Editors of

Categories: Photography,

Publisher: Life: 2010

ISBN Number: 1603201432

ISBN Number 13: 9781603201438

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000040410