The Mission

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Product Details

Price
$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
Heyday Books
Publish Date
Pages
184
Dimensions
11.3 X 0.7 X 11.1 inches | 2.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781597143608
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About the Author

Dick Evans is a San Francisco-based photographer with an interest in documenting the colorful and rapidly changing neighborhoods of the city. He is the author of San Francisco and the Bay Area: The Haight-Ashbury Edition and The Mission.

Juan Herrera is an acclaimed poet and children's book author. His first children's book, Calling the Doves, won the prestigious Ezra Jack Keats Award, and another book, The Upside Down Boy, was made into a musical for young audiences in 2004. He teaches at California State University, Fresno.

Reviews

-Dick Evans's eye captures the incredible, multicultural, rich life of the people in el Barrio de La Mission. His colorful, amazing photos mirror our vibrant cultural celebrations, struggle for justice, delicious food, historical Victorian homes, murals that speak and tell our stories, lowriders, merchants, and our lifestyle.- -- Roberto Y. Hernandez -executive director, Carnaval San Francisco-
-Dick Evans captures it all with a sharp eye and crisp photographs to take the reader on a magic carpet ride through the Mission.- -- James Prigoff -author, photographer, and lecturer on worldwide urban murals-