"By placing the abandonment of homes, schools and churches within our lifetime, Fitch exposes something the nation has ignored: Decay, poverty and loss are not things of the past. . . . Fitch's book is a portrait of the heartbreak that continues to confront communities across a huge swath of middle America, and a reminder that hard times on the High Plains are not just a romantic image from a distant past."
From the Publisher
Abandoned buildings in the West are the subjects of these haunting photographs depicting the daily life and melancholy beauty of what was left behind. The seventy-four color photos are a reminder of the American West as it used to be.
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