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Sweet Earth Experimental Utopias

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It is a dream we have all cherished at least fleetingly: the hope of finding a place in this world in which to live more simply, surrounded by beauty and like-minded people. Photographer Joel Sternfeld's new book Sweet Earth: Experimental Utopias in America explores the past and present of these idealized communities across the United States. Sternfeld's photographs highli ...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Steidl Dap (first published April 1st 2006)
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Denise
Aug 02, 2007 Denise rated it it was amazing
This book is amazing, please come over and read it while eating my homemade babganoush and tomato salad, drinking wine under the tree in the backyard where the eggplant and tomates grew, because really, that is home it should be experienced. Also if u plan to visit any of these communes or now defunct communes take me with you. xo
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Feb 05, 2008 Selene rated it really liked it
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I loved this book -- the photographs are evocative (and huge enough to really see them) and the accompanying text grounds the images without intruding on their potency. My only minor quibble was that I wanted more; didn't always feel like a single image was enough. Where are the deleted scenes?
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Jan 27, 2011 Kyla rated it really liked it
So completely brief, but each small sentence contains an idea or a place or a person I NEED to know more about immediately. The mouth of the river of some satisfying research. or something.
Carmen
Dec 07, 2008 Carmen rated it liked it
Photography book that captures alternative-lifestyle communities with corresponding testimonials from inhabitants. Focuses particularly on "green" communities.
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