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By Jean Haskell Speer

For greater than fifty years mountain-born Earl Palmer traveled the Southern Appalachians along with his digital camera, recording his own imaginative and prescient of the mountain humans and their background. Over those 12 months he created, in numerous thousand images, a particular physique of labor that affirms a standard snapshot of Appalachia―a zone of serious usual attractiveness inhabited through a self-sufficient humans whose lives are awesome for simplicity and harmony.

For this publication, Jean Haskell Speer has chosen greater than a hundred and twenty consultant photos from Palmer's assortment and has written a biographical and demanding observation in keeping with huge interviews with the photographer. Palmer's pictures, Speer argues, are major cultural statements that depict no longer loads a nation-state as a selected proposal of Appalachia.

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