David Benjamin Sherry: American Monuments

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11.4 X 13.0 X 1.2 inches | 3.55 pounds

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About the Author

Bill McKibben is a founder of the environmental organization 350.org and was among the first to have warned of the dangers of global warming. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including the bestsellers The End of Nature, Eaarth, and Deep Economy.

He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and the winner of the Gandhi Prize, the Thomas Merton Prize, and the Right Livelihood Prize. He lives in Vermont with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern.
Terry Tempest Williams is an American writer, educator, and conservationist. Her award-winning books include, Refuge, When Women Were Birds, The Hour of Land, and Erosion - Essays of Undoing. She lives in Castle Valley, Utah.


Sherry presents the viewer with an opportunity to contemplate the deep connections we have with our planet - what is seen on the surface verses what is hidden below. The viewer is left to contemplate where the truth lies.--Linda Alterwitz "Lenscratch"
American Monuments focuses on the areas under review, with special emphasis on those that have already been decimated. Sherry documents these pristine, sacred and wildly diverse areas using the traditional, historic 8×10 large format. The resulting photographs not only convey the beauty of these important and ecologically diverse sites, but also shed light upon the plight of the perennially exploited landscape of the American West.-- "Smithsonian"