Life Smiles Back Author:Philip B. Kinhardt Jr For many years, faithful readers of America's favorite magazine regularly began each issue of Life by thumbing to the back first to see the Miscellany photograph. — The idea for the special page was conceived by Life's former managing editor Edward K.Thompson. The intention was to close each issue with an amusing and often outrageous photograph, ... more »usually of animals, children, and unconventional situation or outlandish circumstance. Through the use of tricky camera angles, an ordinary scheme could become a comical curiosity.
Now, more than two hundred of these outstanding photographs taken by Life readers, many of whom were amateurs, have been assembled for the first time by one of Life's most renowned editors, Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. Life Smiles Back is a nostalgic collection of photos that whimsically recall the people, places, and events of the past. These unforgettable images are an affection look at the zany side of our cultural history.
Life Smiles Back is a heart-warming and loving observation that is guaranteed to make you smile.« less