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This Land Is Your Land: Across America by Air 
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104 pages 
Published 1997 
When do buffalo look like cockroaches? When does a nuclear site look like a work of art? No doubt about it, things look different from the air. Flying high above the ground in a plane and looking down is one thing; photographing it is quite another. But Marilyn Bridges has met the challenge with imagination and verve. Viewing her black and white photographs of World War II aircraft gunnery tracks in the California desert, Washington monuments, or Oklahoma wheat fields, one can "feel something about our interaction with the land" and experience "the pure emotional response" Bridges gets behind the camera.  
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William Least Heat-Moon (Prairyerth, 1991, etc.) crisscrossed America by land and conveyed his impressions in words; Bridges travels by air and records her vision in photographs. Writing of her work here, Heat-Moon notes, ``For her, the face of the earth is one glyph after another shrouded in shadows to be exposed and interpreted.'' Indeed, the stark contrast of her black-and-white photos gives free range to shadow play, adding a mysterious, if not slightly sinister, aura to even the most... read more

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This Land Is Your Land: Across America by Air 
Marilyn Bridges (Photographer); & William Least Heat-Moon (Introduction)
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Markings: Aerial Views of Sacred Landscapes 
Marilyn Bridges (Photographer); & Haven O'More
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