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Published by University of North Carolina Press in association with the Center for Documentary Studies in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Amberg, Rob,
  • Documentary photography -- North Carolina -- Madison County,
  • Tobacco farmers -- North Carolina -- Madison County -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRob Amberg
GenrePictorial works
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR820.5 .A468 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18138222M
ISBN 100807827428
LC Control Number2002002858

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sodom laurel album from the book jacket When photographer Rob Amberg first met Dellie Norton and her adopted son, Junior, in , Norton was seventy-six years old and had lived most of her life in the small mountain community of Sodom Laurel, North Carolina, surrounded by close kin, tobacco fields, and the rugged wilderness of the southern Appalachians. Through words, photographs, oral histories, and songs, Sodom Laurel Album tells the moving story of a once-isolated community on the brink of change, the people who live there, and the music that binds them together. Sodom Laurel Album is the companion publication to a traveling exhibition that will open at the Asheville Art Museum in November Price: $ The book also includes a CD featuring Dellie Norton, Doug Wallin, and other singers of traditional Appalachian music. Through words, photographs, oral histories, and songs, Sodom Laurel Album tells the moving story of a once-isolated community on the brink of change, the people who live there, and the music that binds them : Rob Amberg. Sodom Laurel Album Lyndhurst Bks Published by the University of North Carolina Press in Association With the Center for Documentary Studies. a Lyndhurst Book: Author: Rob Amberg.

The book also includes a CD featuring Dellie Norton, Doug Wallin, and other singers of traditional Appalachian music. Through words, photographs, oral histories, and songs, 'Sodom Laurel Album tells the moving story of a once-isolated community on the brink of change, the people who live there, and the music that binds them together. Sodom Laurel Album tells the moving story of a once-isolated community on the brink of change, the people who live there, and the music that binds them together. view book. Sodom Laurel Album. A Photographer's New Look at Life in Appalachia. By JAMES HARDIN. "I wish I was back in them days again," said Dellie Chandler . In , Rob Amberg published a book Sodom Laurel Album that chronicles the traditions and lifestyle in Revere. Residents and folk singers Dellie Norton, Doug Wallin, .

The book also includes a CD featuring Dellie Norton, Doug Wallin, and other singers of traditional Appalachian music. Through words, photographs, oral histories, and songs, Sodom Laurel Album tells the moving story of a once-isolated community on the brink of change, the people who live there, and the music that binds them together. Sodom Laurel Album. Book and CD by Rob Amberg. University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill & London) xii + pp £ ISBN Accompanying CD featuring Dellie Norton, Cas Wallin, Berzilla Wallin Doug Wallin, Evelyn Ramsey, Edison Ramsey & Sheila Kay Adams. For even more detail about mountain life, you may want to read a couple of books by Sheila Kay Adams (she is in Sodom Laurel Album): Come Go With Me and My Old True Love. They are based on life in and around Sodom (Revere) and are available from Amazon.5/5.   Sodom Laurel Album is part picture album, part story-book told in the subjects' own words coupled with Amberg's insightful and sometimes humorous angle on this world and his role in it, and part music album--the "book" contains a fine CD with traditional songs authentically performed by residents of the community (mostly recorded by Emory University folklorist Allen Tullos in the s).