Badlands: New Photo Illustrated Edition Vol 2, Num 7 Melinda Camber Porter Archive of Creative Works by Melinda Camber PorterBadlands: New Photo Illustrated Edition Vol 2, Num 7 Melinda Camber Porter Archive of Creative Works by Melinda Camber Porter

Badlands: New Photo Illustrated Edition Vol 2, Num 7 Melinda Camber Porter Archive of Creative Works

Photographed byMelinda Camber Porter

Hardcover | December 1, 2016

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New Photo Illustrated Edition of Badlands, the acclaimed 1996 Book-of-the-Month novel by Melinda Camber Porter.

Badlands received a Star Review from Donna Seaman of Booklist. “In the South Dakota Badlands Melinda Camber Porter so powerfully conjures is a place where wounds don’t heal."

"A Novel of Startling Lyricism." Publishers Weekly

““Badlands has a narrative with a weighty sensuality that carries the reader forward in a kind of drunken, dreamlike state.” New York Times

Badlands is a very strong, very intelligent and very intriguing novel.” Joyce Carol Oates

“Melinda Camber Porter should be congratulated on Badlands: she knows her subject thoroughly; her vision is lyrical, yet unflinching. Badlands is an achievement.” Peter Matthiessen

“In Badlands, Melinda Camber Porter has focused her English intelligence on America and rendered it as an uneasy dream of sex and death and abandonment, a mirage with the power of possession.” Joan Didion

“Badlands is an extraordinary book. Its imagery makes one think of William Blake. Better than a novel, it reads like a fierce poem, with a devastating effect on our self-esteem.” Louis Malle (French filmmaker)

Melinda Camber Porter (1953 - 2008) was born in London and graduated from Oxford University with a First Class Honors degree in Modern Languages. She began her writing career in Paris as a cultural correspondent for The Times of London from Paris than New York. French culture is the subject of her book Through Parisian Eyes (publishe...
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Title:Badlands: New Photo Illustrated Edition Vol 2, Num 7 Melinda Camber Porter Archive of Creative WorksFormat:HardcoverDimensions:306 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2016Publisher:Blake PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942231512

ISBN - 13:9781942231516

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Table of Contents

Table of ContentsBadlands, photo illustrate novel with 46 Chapters Photographs are on first page of each Chapter:South Dakota photographs taken by Melinda Camber Porter and Joseph R Flicek, 1990p. 2 Pine Ridge, South Dakotap. 10 Interior, South Dakotap. 16 Wheat field, Gettysburg, South Dakotap. 22 Potter County, South Dakotap. 28 West River, South Dakotap. 34 Prairie grave, South Dakotap. 39 Prairie church, Badlands, South Dakotap. 44 Wheat harvest, Gettysburg, South Dakotap. 48 Prairie grave, West River, South Dakotap. 50 Sky, West River, South Dakotap. 56 Truck stop, West River, South Dakotap. 62 West River, South Dakotap. 68 Grave site, Wounded Knee, South Dakotap. 74 Barbwire fence, Pine Ridge, South Dakotap. 82 Abandoned house, Badlands, South Dakotap. 86 Badlands, South Dakotap. 90 Graves, Wounded Knee, South Dakotap. 94 Badlands, South Dakotap. 98 Prairie, South Dakotap. 104 Cattle, West River, South Dakotap. 108 Badlands, South Dakotap. 112 Parched earth, western South Dakotap. 118 Rising clouds, West River, South Dakotap. 122 Long grass, western South Dakotap. 126 Badlands Cafe, South Dakotap. 132 West River, South Dakotap. 138 Badlands, South Dakotap. 144 Log cabin, West River, South Dakotap. 150 Storm over the prairie, South Dakotap. 156 West River, South Dakotap. 162 Badlands, South Dakotap. 166 Church, Wounded Knee, South Dakotap. 172 Badlands, South Dakotap. 178 Badlands, South Dakotap. 184 Prairie ravine, West River, South Dakotap. 190 Interior, South Dakotap. 198 Memorial graves, Wounded Knee, South Dakotap. 202 Recent prairie grave, Wounded Knee, South Dakotap. 208 Interior, South Dakotap. 214 Dusk at church, Wounded Knee, South Dakotap. 220 Plowed field, South Dakotap. 224 Abandoned log cabin, Badlands, South Dakotap. 228 Badlands, South Dakotap. 236 Prairie graves, West River, South Dakotap. 240 Road across the prairie, South Dakotap. 248 Road across the prairie, South Dakotap. 252 West River, South Dakotap. 262 Dying trees, Badlands, Pine Ridge, South DakotaAbout Melinda Camber Porter: p. 263

Editorial Reviews

New Photo Illustrated Edition of Badlands, the acclaimed 1996 Book-of-the-Month novel by Melinda Camber Porter.Badlands received a Star Review from Donna Seaman of Booklist. "In the South Dakota Badlands Melinda Camber Porter so powerfully conjures is a place where wounds don't heal.""A Novel of Startling Lyricism." Publishers Weekly""Badlands has a narrative with a weighty sensuality that carries the reader forward in a kind of drunken, dreamlike state." New York Times"Badlands is a very strong, very intelligent and very intriguing novel." Joyce Carol Oates"Melinda Camber Porter should be congratulated on Badlands: she knows her subject thoroughly; her vision is lyrical, yet unflinching. Badlands is an achievement." Peter Matthiessen"In Badlands, Melinda Camber Porter has focused her English intelligence on America and rendered it as an uneasy dream of sex and death and abandonment, a mirage with the power of possession." Joan Didion"Badlands is an extraordinary book. Its imagery makes one think of William Blake. Better than a novel, it reads like a fierce poem, with a devastating effect on our self-esteem." Louis Malle (French filmmaker)