In this unique book, photographic legend Elliott Erwitt presents a series of vignettes, each showing a sequence of photographs shot just moments apart. The characters portrayed vary widely from infants to the elderly to dogs. The themes range from the buzz of street life to lovers in a casual embrace. True to Erwitt's distinctive style, these images are un-staged, and the subjects' spontaneity shines through-heartbeat by heartbeat. Gifted storyteller that he is, Erwitt gives you a sense of what happens next, the end point being sometimes comic, sometimes poignant, and often with a wink.