Books: The Heart Behind the Eye

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE (310 pp.) —Carl Mydans—Harper ($4).

It can be true, as the saying goes, that a picture is worth ten thousand words. But it depends on who is looking through the range finder. Photographer Carl Mydans has been making picture history for LIFE for nearly a quarter-century, and in many a picture has made words seem superfluous. Yet sooner or later a man must speak or write. Mydans, living and working in a time of violence, has seen more of history than most men, and recorded so much of it that...

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