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In its stark, black-and-white beauty, a haunting portrait of the vast Mississippi Delta landscape
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In its stark, black-and-white beauty, a haunting portrait of the vast Mississippi Delta landscape
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From the Publisher

"For finding poetry in this slow, languorous countryscape, Ms. Clay deserves much credit."

--New York Times

"Hovering over it all is history, evoked in the words scrawled on a makeshift grave marker: 'Gone but not forgotten.'"

--New Yorker

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578061778
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 11/1/1999
  • Series: Author and Artist Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Maude Schuyler Clay lives in Sumner, Mississippi. Her photographic work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, and the London Observer Magazine, and in Women Photographers, Mothers and Daughters, and other books.

Lewis Nordan, a native of the Delta, is the award-winning author of many celebrated books of fiction, including Wolf Whistle, Sharpshooter Blues, Sugar Among the Freaks, Music from the Swamp, and others. He is professor of creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2000

    Clay Does a Great Job

    I grew up in Sumner MS and no book depicts and shows the MS Delta better than Maude's book. Thanks!

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