About the Author
Alex Webb's photography books include From the Sunshine State: Photographs of Florida, Amazon: From the Floodplains to the Clouds, Under a Grudging Sun: Photographs from Haiti Liberé, Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics,
and the limited edition Dislocations
. A member of Magnum Photos since 1979, he has received numerous awards and fellowships. Webb's work has been exhibited worldwide, and his images are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the International Center for Photography. His photographs have been published in the New York Times Magazine, Life, Geo, National Geographic, Aperture,
and many other magazines.
Tom Miller's eight books include On the Border, The Panama Hat Trail,
and Jack Ruby's Kitchen Sink
, which won the 2001 Lowell Thomas Award for best travel book of the year. He has contributed to Smithsonian, Life, Natural History,
and the New York Times,
among other publications.