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Indiana University Press, 1990 - Photography - 113 pages
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Indianapolis, a celebration of the city . . . Ntilde;The Indianapolis Star "The photographs by Darryl Jones are spectacular in content and composition. . . . a lively book about a lively city, as it is today. . . . This book tells us, better than any chamber of commerce brochure, that Indianapolis is indeed quite a place with a lot going on and an ego of its own. And a good bit of beauty, as well." Ntilde;Muncie Star " . . . likely the most beautiful book ever published on Indianapolis." Ntilde;Traces Ograve;Caldwell mixes autobiography, history, architectural reference points, idiom, and contemporary commentary to explore the particular mix of nostalgia, enterprise, and boosterism that Jones illustrates so well.Oacute; Ntilde;Indiana Magazine of History "If you like Indianapolis, you will love the book." Ntilde;The Tipton Tribune Noted Indiana photographer Darryl Jones and longtime news anchor Howard Caldwell have given us the most beautiful book ever published on Indianapolis. Everything is here: cityscapes, notable buildings, the Indy 500, the Colts and the Pacers, the State Fair, memorable neighborhoods, Conner Prairie, balloon races, people, activity, frequently overlooked detailsNtilde;over one hundred full-color pictures which will make the viewer feel that the city is being seen for the first time.

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About the author (1990)

Jones, an Indianapolis native and photographer.

Originally from Kentucky, the author studied Spanish and French literature at Berea College. He is widely read in the arts and sciences, especially in areas such as astronomy, history, and novels. An avid traveler, he has visited many countries and spent two years in Asia. Upon leaving the air force, he continued his studies at the University of California, Berkeley where he earned an advanced degree in Chinese literature. While crafting this novel, he taught creative writing. He lives in southern California.

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