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Abandoned America : dismantling the dream

Author: Matthew Christopher
Publisher: Great Britain : Carpet Bombing Culture 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

In "Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream", internationally acclaimed photographer Matthew Christopher continues his examination of the ruins dotting the American cities and countryside as quiet  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Christopher
ISBN: 9781908211422 1908211423
OCLC Number: 936003771
Notes: Foreword by Don Wildman.
Description: 235 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The rise and fall of the Fallside Hotel --
The mighty task before us : Taunton State Hospital --
The violation of the contract : the story of Long Beach --
Everything must go : the last days of Randall Park Mall --
The Catskill Game Farm : where the wild things were --
Nothing left to break : the Lee Plaza Hotel --
Let me not live in vain : the story of Forest Haven --
Losing a foundry : Fort Pitt Casting Company --
The last expenditure : Schenley High School --
Sweetest when you've known defeat : the Victory Theatre and Variety Theatre --
A national treasure : the SS United States --
Blood for gold : Vulture City --
City of the century : Gary, Indiana.
Responsibility: Matthew Christopher.
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- "His evocative commentary provides in-depth context on the demise of places that once helped to define a community s identity." - Liesl Bradner, The LA Times--Leisl Bradner"

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