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National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West: Capturing… (edition 2012)

by James C. McNutt

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Title:National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West: Capturing 125 Years of Majesty, Spirit, and Adventure
Authors:James C. McNutt
Info:National Geographic (2012), Paperback, 304 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:non-fiction, photography, travel and places, read in 2012

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National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West: Capturing 125 Years of Majesty, Spirit, and Adventure by James C. McNutt

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A collection of photographs of people and places of the American West, originally published in National Geographic over the course of the last 125 years. The text, what there is of it, often feels like it's trying a little too hard to be meaningful and profound, but the photographs are quite capable of speaking for themselves. Overall, it's a rather a striking and evocative collection of images, although in my case, that might be because there are a lot of memories to evoke. I live in New Mexico, and have been to many of the places depicted here, and it's surprising how effectively this book brought some of those experiences back to me. I'm feeling a remarkable desire now to just hop into my car and head out into the desert. ( )
  bragan | Dec 29, 2012 |
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"The American West exists in the imagination as a place both mythical and familiar, where adventurous men and women built sturdy lives in a dramatic setting of sprawling, rugged lands. Drawing from an incredible trove of photographs that span more than a century, Greatest Photographs of the American West captures the beauty, majesty, and allure of the Wild West and its stunning terrain, while exploring the emotional and cultural impact of this captivating place"--Back cover.… (more)

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