Heartland: The Plains And The Prairie by David PlowdenHeartland: The Plains And The Prairie by David Plowden

Heartland: The Plains And The Prairie

byDavid Plowden

Hardcover | February 23, 2017

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Walt Whitman celebrated the American plains thus: “While I know the standard claim is that Yosemite, Niagara Falls, the upper Yellowstone and the like afford the greatest natural shows, I am not so sure but the Prairies and Plains, while less stunning at first sight, last longer, fill the esthetic sense fuller, precede all the rest, and make North America’s characteristic landscape.”

When David Plowden traveled from his native East Coast to the Midwest, he was stunned by the landscape Whitman describes. In the years that followed he became enthralled by its vast open spaces and wildly changing skies. Fields of wheat, grain, and corn, farms and grain elevators became the subjects of his photographs. The best of his work over the past thirty-five years is presented here, impeccably reproduced in a generous format that does justice to the work of one of America’s foremost photographers and printmakers.
David Plowden is the author of more than twenty photography books, including Bridges: The Spans of North America, Vanishing Point: Fifty Years of Photography, and Requiem for Steam. He lives in Winnetka, Illinois.
Title:Heartland: The Plains And The PrairieFormat:HardcoverDimensions:120 pages, 12 × 11.25 × 0.7 inPublished:February 23, 2017Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393070603

ISBN - 13:9780393070606

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Editorial Reviews

“A gorgeous body of black-and-white images…. These photographs reshape how we look at this most familiar of landscapes.” — The Wall Street Journal

“Reverent photographs of the vast Midwestern landscape.” — Publishers Weekly