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Título: West from the Columbia
Editorial: Aperture, 0
Condición del libro: New
Edición: 1st Edition
West from the Columbia Hard Cover Slight bump top R sm tear on DW West from the Columbia is an essay in photographs about the meeting of a great river with the sea. The book is at once a celebration of beauty at the ocean's edge and a meditation on our relationship with it. In the pictures the sea mirrors every condition through which our lives pass - fresh mornings, calm days, fog, storms, and night - and as in life, little is explained. Driftwood next to our feet is as mysterious as is the ship on the horizon. Lewis and Clark arrived here, the farthest point in their exploration, in 1805. Report of their journey was instrumental in opening the American West for development. Since then we have destroyed large and diverse forests that once stood along the Columbia, and polluted the river with waste from cities, paper mills, and the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Though we now know that even the sea itself is finite - nothing can be hidden - we continue to look for hope at the ocean's shore. Might we be embraced, like the river, by so perfect a light? Robert Adams is fond of an entry in one of Theodore Roethke's journals - I see what I believe . N° de ref. de la librería 2002
Sinopsis: A collection of unremarkable b&w photos of water and sea from the vantage point of the Columbia River as it flows into the Pacific. The reproductions (or perhaps the original works) seem flat, despite the tritone separations indicated in the colophone. A brief preface and photo identification captions comprise the only text. 12.5x12.5" Annotation c
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