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Hard ground

Author: Michael O'Brien; Tom Waits
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In Hard Ground, O'Brien joins with renowned singer-songwriter Tom Waits, described by the New York Times as "the poet of outcasts," to create a portrait of homelessness that impels us to look into the eyes of people who live "on the hard ground" and recognize our common humanity. For Waits, who has spent decades writing about outsiders, this subject is familiar territory. Combining their formidable talents in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Brien, Michael, 1950-
Hard ground.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011
(OCoLC)769699152
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O'Brien; Tom Waits
ISBN: 9780292726499 029272649X
OCLC Number: 663822382
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: photographs by Michael O'Brien ; poems by Tom Waits.

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Hard Ground unites Michael O'Brien's compelling photographs and Tom Waits's powerful poetry to reveal our common humanity with the men, women, and children who survive on the street.  Read more...

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"...this is a powerful book..." Guardian 10 June 2011 "Other collections of lost souls (Richard Avedon's In the American West comes to mind) are different... We meet O'Brien's people one on one. Read more...

 
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