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Driftless: Photographs from Iowa

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Winner of the third biennial Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize
Robert Frank, Prize JudgeIn Driftless, Danny Wilcox Frazier’s dramatic black-and-white photographs portray a changing Midwest of vanishing towns and transformed landscapes. As rural economies fail, people, resources, and services are migrating to the coasts and cities, as though the heart
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Hardcover, 120 pages
Published November 8th 2007 by Duke University Press Books (first published October 18th 2007)
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Sharon
Jul 23, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: iowa
I was personally disappointed in this book. Hailing from the driftless region of IA, I thought that this thin book only showed a very, very small slice of what is there - I guess I wanted more. Both of my children looked through the book and said, independently of each other, "a lot of the pictures are blurry" -- they were right and these were photos I would have discarded rather than consider artistic. There were a couple pictures of the landscape that were beautiful, but other than that I wasn ...more
Laura
Feb 08, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: duke-press
I love the books we do with the Center for Documentary Studies. They are always beautiful. Many of the photographs in Frazier's study of his home state are really poignant. And Frazier was truly a joy to work with. I really hope this book catches on and helps his career.
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