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Pieter ten Hoopen : Hungry Horse

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In this intimate portrait of an unfamiliar America, Pieter ten Hoopen takes us to Hungry Horse, Montana. One in three residents of this small town subsist below the poverty line and most live in trailers and caravans. During extended periods spent here over a period of six years, ten Hoopen discovered great compassion and human warmth in an environment beset by unemployment, drugs and deprivation. The photographs, which have won several prestigious prizes, are accompanied by an essay from Luke Mogelson of the New York Times magazine and a DVD with ten Hoopen's documentary film about Hungry Horse.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 132 pages
  • 220 x 290 x 11.18mm | 910g
  • Sweden
  • English
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • 9171263136
  • 9789171263131
  • 1,879,728

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Stories of the struggles of poverty, drug use, loneliness, and loss, as well as the spirit of renewal, peace, and serenity through stunning landscapes--Alan Taylor "The Atlantic " What are Americans like today?'.... with Steinbeck's question in mind, the Dutch photographer Pieter Ten Hoopen embarked on an American road trip of his own.... he was amazed by the resilience of the people he came to know.--Genevieve Fussell "The New Yorker "
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