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Synopsis: This fine art coffe table book is a collection of 27 oral histories gathered from elder citizens of Carnation, WA who are the children and grandchildren of some of the first settlers in the Snoqualmie valley iin the first two decades of the 20th Century. There are full page B & W portraits of each elder as complliments to each story as well as landscapes and farmstead B & W photographs plus archival family photos. All the portraits and landscapes are by Jerry Mader who also interviewed and edited the oral histories. The project was funded in part by the 4Culture Heritage programs of King County, WA. The stories present an intimate view of the minute particulars of rural life in a small agriculture based community during the first half of the 20th Century. This publication was a 2009 Nominee for the Association of King County Heritage Organizations (AKCHO) Award for outstanding Heritage Publications.
About the Author: Jerry Mader is a composer, writer and photographer curently writing fiction, non-fiction and poetry and making photographs in the Pacific Northwest. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Tolt River Press, Carnation, WA. Carnation Verbatim is his first offering via Tolt River Press. He was born in Great Falls, Montana and studied music, music composition, Humanities and Philosophy at the University of Montana, Missoula. Among his more recent publications is a memoir with photographs of his experiences on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in the 1970s: "The Road to Lame Deer", University of Nebraska Press, 2002.
Title: Carnation Verbatim--A Snoqualmie Valley ...
Publisher: Tolt River Press
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Tolt River Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0982024606 ** Signed by Jerry Mader to front endpaper **; Very Good; Hardcover with Jacket; 2009, Tolt River Press; Clean dust jacket with just minor edgewear and two tiny edge-tears; Unmarked boards with "straight" edge-corners; Pages clean & unmarked; Good binding with straight spine; Large-Format; Dust jacket photo of farmland, and title in black lettering; 168 pages; "Carnation Verbatim--A Snoqualmie Valley Memoir," by Jerry Mader. Bookseller Inventory # SKU-M6103112032