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Ghosts in the Wilderness: Abandoned America

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Over a 7-year period, Tony and Eva Worobiec, two of the greatest photographers of all time, traveled the dusty paths of rural America, particularly in the Dakotas, Montana, and Wyoming. The fruits of their journey are pictures so poignant and evocative of the American West that they are the photographic equivalent of a Steinbeck novel. Each amazing photo vividly reveals th ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Artist's and Photographers' Press Ltd
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Jpiepkorn
Apr 03, 2012 Jpiepkorn rated it it was amazing
I love this book, I actually own 2 copies so that I can keep one in mint condition. The images captured by Tony Worobiec, along with the accompanying text, provide an evocative look at a part of the country considered "fly over land" to many. The images are beautiful and sometimes haunting as they show what is left behind when the land no longer supports someone's livelihood. Great pictures of rural decay by master photographers, you won't drive by an old farmstead, school or church without want ...more
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Jan 26, 2016 Nancy rated it really liked it
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"Ghosts in the Wilderness" is a beautiful coffee-table style photography book of abandoned buildings in the rural north central states. As my family recently took a trip out to SD & WY, I was familiar with the landscape and enjoyed close up pictures of the type of homes we saw off in the distance. The images were a unique combination of old and modern buildings, giving it a melancholy aura, and makes you wonder about the families and situations that led to the abandonment of the homes and co ...more
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