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Tattooing-- once thought of as barbaric and the preserve of the lower classes-- is now mainstream. Tattoos are worn today not only by celebrities and leading media folk, but also by an increasing number of people in the street. Displayed proudly or hidden discreetly, tattoos are a permanent expression of individuality, and tattooing has finally emerged from the backstreet...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published August 18th 2001 by Griffin (first published January 1st 2000)
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Dustin Crazy little brown owl
I really liked this book. Very colorful pictures with quotes from the tattooed peoples. Some of the pictures I couldn't tell if the tattooee was male or female so it's nice to have more info on the people in the back of the book. I like tattoo books like this featuring average people from all walks of life rather than the ones featuring celebrities. Many of the people featured in this book live in the UK.

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"When the designs are chosen with care, tattoos have a power a...more
I wish this book had been longer.
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