An incredibly moving salute to the majesty of an Eastern fall. This magnificent collection of photographs is a journey through back roads and hidden corners of America's most idyllic and beloved region. Each scene, suffused with color and light, brings a moment of private discovery and awakens a sense of home.
Interlaced with images of fiery leaves, a small town's wharf at dusk, the serenity of a waterfall, and immemorial farmsteads are the poetry and prose of Dickinson, Thoreau, Frost, Poe, and many more. Their words complement nature's meditative simplicity, and for that instant time stands still. 103 color photographs.This magnificent collection of photographs offers a journey through the back roads and hidden corners of Americas most idyllic and beloved region. Each scene, suffused with color and light, brings a moment of private discovery and awakens a sense of home.
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Ferenc MÃ¡tÃ© was born in Hungary and escaped after the revolution at the age of eleven. He grew up in Vancouver, and has lived in California, Paris, the Bahamas and New York. He had worked on a railroad extra-gang and as a boatbuilder, photographer, deckhand and book editor. His many books include the nautical bestsellers From a Bare Hull , Shipshape and The Worldï¿½s Best Sailboats , as well as the acclaimed Autumn , A Reasonable Life and The Hills of Tuscany . He lives with his wife and young son, tending his olives and vineyard, in an old farm house in the hills of Tuscany.