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A Room in the City

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Literary Nonfiction. Photography. Foreword by Gabor Mate. A ROOM IN THE CITY presents Gasztonyi's five-year project of photographing the residents of the Cobalt, Balmoral, Regent, and Sunrise Hotels in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, the poorest postal code in the country. They are represented in private moments, with respect and dignity--in their rooms and on the streets-- ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 19th 2010 by Anvil Press (first published July 19th 2010)
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Disturbing, intimate, sometimes tragic, sometimes suddenly beautiful, but above all startlingly sincere.
beautiful, tragic, lovely, invasive, breathtaking.
Loved these photos -- black and white, all very real-life.
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