A River and Its People New edition
By (author) Jack Leigh
Ogeechee by Jack Leigh
Book DescriptionExploring the swampy woods of Georgia's Chatharn County some years ago, searching out places to photograph, Jack Leigh turned his car onto an obscure dirt road winding farther into the forest. Finally driving into a clearing on the banks of the Ogeechee, Leigh found himself at Uncle Shed's Fishing Camp and at the beginning of what would be a two-year discovery of the river and its people, a chronicle in images and words stretching from the Ogeechee's headwaters in Greene County to marsh flats near the Atlantic Ocean. In his photographs and text, Leigh introduces such natives as George Altman, standing knee-deep in water and reeling out fishing stories as he flicks his line into a shaded area beneath a fallen tree, and Jack Mikell, Sr., whose life on the river is told in the array of frying pans that bang on the wall behind him and in his recollections of long nights tending moonshine stills in backwater swamps.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780820326504
(299mm x 235mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jack Leigh
Jack Leigh's award-winning photographs are in numerous private and corporate collections and have also appeared in museums, magazines, and newspapers across the country and abroad. He is the author of five highly acclaimed books of photography including Oystering, Nets and Doors, Seaport, and The Land I'm Bound To. His most famous and widely recognized image is the photograph for the book cover of John Berendt's international best seller, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Leigh lives in Savannah, Georgia.
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