The Great Smoky Mountains: A Visual Journey

Hardcover | January 30, 2017

byLee Mandrell, Deedee Niederhouse-mandrellForeword bySteve Kemp

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The Great Smoky Mountains have inspired, challenged, and entertained millions of visitors for hundreds of years.To preserve thesplendorof the mountains and valleys for all to enjoy, Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicatedthis beautiful area as a protected area and National Park in 1940. In this breathtaking book, the husband-and-wife photography team captures a new vision of the Great Smoky Mountains including both popular attractions and spectacular sites off the beaten path.Stunning photos represent all four seasons, including colorful fall foliage, spring's wildflower riches, intense summer sunsets, and serene winter snowfalls. Majestic views of mountains from Clingman's Dome to Morton Overlook along Newfound Gap Road will entice new visitors, while regulars will cherish the book as a memory album of their own, enjoying images of Cades Cove, Roaring Fork Motor Trail and the wildlife of the area. This book of new and remarkable photographs is a necessity for everyone who appreciates natural landscapes, wildlife, and beauty in an area rich with history and culture.

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The Great Smoky Mountains have inspired, challenged, and entertained millions of visitors for hundreds of years.To preserve thesplendorof the mountains and valleys for all to enjoy, Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicatedthis beautiful area as a protected area and National Park in 1940. In this breathtaking book, the husband-and-wife photograp...

For Lee Mandrell, photography began as a hobby that quickly ignited into a fiery passion and then into a lifelong career. He started out at age 14 with a secondhand Minolta Hi Matic E rangefinder. Mandrell worked as a custom darkroom technician in a pro lab for years and was eventually promoted to production manager. An early adopter o...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.98 inPublished:January 30, 2017Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253023777

ISBN - 13:9780253023773

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Steve Kemp
Acknowledgements
Reflections on the Smokies
Gallery
Index

Editorial Reviews

"With their timely and exquisite photography the Mandrells capture the seasons, sensations and moods of the national park level scenery that is the Great Smoky Mountains." -Johnny Molloy, author of Top Trails: Great Smoky Mountains National Park