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A Room in the City

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Literary Nonfiction. Photography. Alcuin Citation for Design. Best of 2010 Non-Fiction selection, Uptown Magazine. 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 ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 19th 2010 by Anvil Press (first published July 19th 2010)
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What an extraordinary series of photos! The textures feel like black and white film.
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Disturbing, intimate, sometimes tragic, sometimes suddenly beautiful, but above all startlingly sincere.
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beautiful, tragic, lovely, invasive, breathtaking.
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Loved these photos -- black and white, all very real-life.
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