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Portland From the Airby Russ Heinl
Synopses & Reviews
First in the Bird's Eye View Series, this unique portrait presents Portland from a new perspective, capturing the city's essence in a broad and brilliant way.
Book News Annotation:
Photographer Heinl presents Portland, Oregon from an aerial perspective that reveals the city as a model of civil engineering and livability. The color images show how landscape dictates function in a city that has placed a premium on preserving history and the environment in vibrant and progressive ways. Author Sallie Tisdale complements the photographs with an essay describing Portland's contradictions, charms, faults, and promise for the future. This is the first book in the Bird's Eye View Series. Oversize: 9.25x12.25<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Heinl has been a professional photographer for 20 years.
Sallie Tisdale is the author of several books, including ""The Best Thing I Ever Tasted"" and ""Talk Dirty to Me"". She is a consulting editor at ""Tricycle"". Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including ""Harper""'s, the ""New Yorker, New Republic, Allure, Outside, Vogue, Tin House, Antioch Review, "" and ""Creative Nonfiction"". Tisdale is currently training as a priest at Dharma Rain Zen Center in Portland, Oregon.
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