Elgin Park: An Ideal American Town

Elgin Park: An Ideal American Town

by Michael Paul Smith
     
 


The imagined city of Elgin Park, a magically realistic evocation of a midcentury American town, has captured the hearts of millions of web visitors and now appears in book form. You won't find the town of Elgin Park on a map, but you will find it all over the web and in the media. Called an Internet phenomenon by the New York Times, Michael Paul Smith's Flickr… See more details below

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The imagined city of Elgin Park, a magically realistic evocation of a midcentury American town, has captured the hearts of millions of web visitors and now appears in book form. You won't find the town of Elgin Park on a map, but you will find it all over the web and in the media. Called an Internet phenomenon by the New York Times, Michael Paul Smith's Flickr site has received over 20 million hits since he first posted his convincing yet dreamlike photographs of an imaginary town, inspired by the small Pennsylvania one he grew up in.

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ISBN-13:
9783791345482
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.71(d)

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