9781930066670

The New Road

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781930066670

  • ISBN10:

    1930066678

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-12-10
  • Publisher: Center for Amer Places Inc
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $39.95 Save up to $5.99
  • Buy New
    $33.96

    USUALLY SHIPS IN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Rob Amberg's examination of the construction of a nine-mile section of Interstate 26 is a moving study of the effect of road building on landscape and culture. In 1994, Amberg began documenting the progress of the largest earth moving project in state history through the most rural and rugged reaches of Madison County, North Carolina. Using oral histories, narrative writing, and photographs,The New Roadexplores the inherent tensions and contradictions faced by an Appalachian community trying to balance progress and preservation.

Author Biography

Rob Amberg is a photographer from Madison County, North Carolina. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Center for Documentary Studies, and John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. His first book, Sodom Laurel Album, received the Thomas Wolfe Literary Award of the Western North Carolina Historical Association. Find out more about Amberg and his work at www.robamberg.com.

Rewards Program

Write a Review