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Manchac Swamp: Louisiana's Undiscovered Wilderness
     

Manchac Swamp: Louisiana's Undiscovered Wilderness

by Julia Sims (Photographer), John Randolph Kemp (Introduction)
 
Manchac Swamp marks the book-length debut of a little-known but superbly talented nature photographer as she reveals an equally undiscovered exotic locale in south Louisiana. Veiled behind dense drapes of Spanish moss and walls of cypresses, and accessible only by water, Manchac Swamp is a wilderness jewel known mainly to those who for generations have dwelled in and

Overview

Manchac Swamp marks the book-length debut of a little-known but superbly talented nature photographer as she reveals an equally undiscovered exotic locale in south Louisiana. Veiled behind dense drapes of Spanish moss and walls of cypresses, and accessible only by water, Manchac Swamp is a wilderness jewel known mainly to those who for generations have dwelled in and around it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807120217
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
10.12(w) x 12.04(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Julia Sims, a renowned wildlife photographer, first collaborated with John Kemp on their book Manchac Swamp:Louisianaís Undiscovered Wilderness . Ms. Sims exhibits her work at her own gallery, Julia Sims Nature Photography. Her photographs have also appeared on CNN, in National Geographic , and in many other publications.

John R. Kemp, a New Orleans native, writes about New Orleans and Louisiana for a number of regional and national magazines, including Art antiques, ARTNews , American Artist , Louisiana Life , and Louisiana Cultural Vistas . He is deputy director of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Currently a resident of Covington, Louisiana, Mr. Kemp is also the author of several books, including Alan Flattmannís French Quarter Impressions , published by Pelican.

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