de Richard Ford
Whether exploring the reclusive communities of the Amish and Hutterites,
probing the gritty existence of the American cowboy, or revealing the
quiet beauty of the Minnesota lakes, William Albert Allard has helped
define America in all its diversity. From rodeos to blues singers, from
William Faulkner’s Mississippi to minor league baseball, Allard
has turned his camera toward parts of our heritage that are often overlooked.
of America features 165 of Allard’s finest photographs, many of
which have never been published before. Presented in chronological order,
with incisive introductions to each section written by Allard himself,
these photographs show the creative development of a remarkably gifted
Prize-winning author Richard Ford contributes a foreword that places
Allard’s photography within the context of the American experience.
Art aficionados and lovers of Americana alike will delight in this beautifully
designed and thoughtful collection from a man who has become a legend
in the world photographic community.