The photographs of Walker Evans tell stories of ordinary people living in America in the extraordinary time of the Great Depression. Cynthia Rylant’s poetry about the photographs offers a new voice in the telling, celebrating the beauty of life lived in extreme circumstances.
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SOMETHING PERMANENTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Classic photos taken under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration ``to document the country during the Great Depression'' are matched with succinct poems that awaken the imagination to real ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janbrennan - LibraryThing
Black and white photographs inspire Cynthia Rylant's dozens of poems that poignantly capture the range of emotions experienced during the Depression. Read full review