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Book Recommendation: Nancy L Segal: Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins.

A leading expert on twins delves into the stories behind her research to reveal the profound joys and real-life traumas of twelve remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets.

Book Recommendation: Twins: Webster's Image and Photographic History

This book represents an image and photographic history dedicated to "twins". Images cover the period from 1825 to the present. It is a historical compilation from a variety of sources with a linguistic emphasis on any image relating to the term "twins," including alternative meanings and inflections which capture ambiguities in usage.

Book Recommendation: Martin Schoeller: Identical: Portraits of Twins.

Long a source of fascination, twins have often been a theme of myth and legend. The founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus is one of the many instances that spring to mind. Even when separated at birth, twins usually have uncannily similar tastes, habits and life experiences. In this landmark photographic study, Martin Schoeller uses his distinctive close-up portrait style to examine 40 sets of identical twins, capturing every subtle aspect of their facial structure and expressions. We notice the myriad similarities and the seemingly miniscule - yet significant - differences.

Book Recommendation: Mary Ellen Mark: Twins (Aperture Monograph)

One of the nation's most renowned photographers turns her lens to twins, hoping to capture the fascinating, often unsettling bond that exists between these special siblings. 10,000 first printing.

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Dr. Imre Benkö: Ikrek (Twins) -- Photoalbum

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