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British photographers Eva and Tony Worobiec follow up their previous Ghosts in the Wilderness: Abandoned America by traveling the highways, a long-standing American pastime, and photographing old movie theaters, diners, automobiles, and motels along the way. The narrative describes the different locations they visited, ranging from New Mexico and Kansas to Texas and Montana. Part of the Worobiecs' contention is that many of these structures are fading from the landscape, being replaced with cookie-cutter fast-food eateries, chain motels, and multiplex movie theaters. According to the authors, most of the photographs were taken at dawn or dusk to accentuate neon lighting. The technical data for each photo is listed in the back of the book. While this volume does illustrate the photographers' points regarding the vanishing landscape of these older structures, it is almost too homogeneous in nature; after a while, one diner looks a lot like another. Recommended with reservations for public libraries.
—Ronald S. Russ