Meet the people of Maple Street –and share their individual stories of loss, of hope, of pain, of triumph, of survival… Each poem in Maple Street Stories tells of the down-to-earth businesses and sturdy, tidy houses nestled under the leafy branches — and of the people who work and live there. A rich tapestry of life in the small towns of middle America.
As haunting as Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology
Bob Nandell uses black and white film to preserve images of the old Iowa, including back roads, small towns, and people. A longtime newspaper photographer, he retired after 28 years with the Des Moines (Iowa) Register. He lives in West Des Moines, Iowa.
128 pages, more than 50 black and white photographs