Publication Date: May 18, 2009
Binding: Hardback Book
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"1989" is one of two books published this season by Contrasto that presents a montage of photographs from a specific year. The power of these photographs calls to mind the years principal birthdays and highlights its key players. 1989 was an epoch-making year; among the extraordinary events that this book records are the fall of the BerlinWall, Tiananmen Square, the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia and the Exxon Valdez disaster; in the world of entertainment, the success of Madonna and George Michael; the release of the films "Batman", "Dead Poets Society" and "When Harry Met Sally"; and in sports, the triumph of Ruud Gullitts and Van Bastens Milan football team.