THE WAY HOME: Ending Homelessness in America.

Cobb, Jodi; Annie Leibowitz, Eli Reed, Clarence Williams, and others, photographs; Tipper Gore, foreword; Philip Brookman and Jane Slate Siena, curators.

ISBN 10: 0810945533 / ISBN 13: 9780810945531
Published by New York and Washington, D.C.: Harry N. Abrams / Corcoran Gallery of Art ( (1999.) dj
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. A book which powerfully and graphically documents the plight of men women and children in cities and towns across the country and points the way to lasting solutions. Illustrated with many full color and black & white photographs, many full page, by Eli Reed, Jodi Cobb, Mary Ellen Mark, Clarence Williams, Tipper Gore, Betsy Frampton, Donna Ferrato, Joseph Rodriguez, Callie Shell, Stephen Shames, Annie Leibovitz, and Diana Walker. Produced in conjunction with exhibits at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. and the Getty in Los Angeles. Forword by Tipper Gore, essay by Nan Roman. Large format. 152 pp. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). Bookseller Inventory # 57903

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Title: THE WAY HOME: Ending Homelessness in America...

Publisher: New York and Washington, D.C.: Harry N. Abrams / Corcoran Gallery of Art ( (1999.) dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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This text documents the plight of the homeless in cities and towns across America, and points the way to lasting solutions. It showcases images by many well-known photographers - among them Mary Ellen Mark, Annie Leibovitz and Jodi Cobb.

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This extraordinary book documents the plight of the homeless in cities and towns across America-and points the way to lasting solutions. The Way Home showcases images by many well-known photographers-among them Mary Ellen Mark, Jodi Cobb, Betsy Frampton, Donna Ferrato, Callie Shell, Eli Reed, Diana Walker, and Tipper Gore-as well as an essay by Nan Roman and a foreword by Gore, the wife of Vice President Al Gore and a longtime advocate for the homeless. The companion volume to a major traveling exhibition organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., this eye-opening yet hopeful book is a must-buy for anyone concerned about the homeless. Royalties will benefit the National Alliance to End Homelessness. 116 photographs, 32 in full color 9 x 1111/4" Promotion: Royalties from the sale of the book go to benefit the National Alliance to End Homelessness Tipper Gore is an accomplished photographer and the author of a previous book of photojournalism, Picture This: A Visual Diary. Nan Roman is president of the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Exhibition Schedule The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Opens Dec. 4, 1999

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