Chris Arnade

Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America
Event date: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
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424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Join us on Thursday, June 13th at 6pm for a discussion with acclaimed photographer Chris Arnade about his new book "Dignity."

"Candid, empathetic portraits of silenced men, women, and children." --Kirkus

Widely acclaimed photographer and writer Chris Arnade shines new light on America's poor, drug-addicted, and forgotten--both urban and rural, blue state and red state--and indicts the elitists who've left them behind.

Like Jacob Riis in the 1890s, Walker Evans in the 1930s, or Michael Harrington in the 1960s, Chris Arnade bares the reality of our current class divide in stark pictures and unforgettable true stories. Arnade's raw, deeply reported accounts cut through today's clickbait media headlines and indict the elitists who misunderstood poverty and addiction in America for decades.

The people he got to know, from Alabama and California to Maine and Nevada, gave Arnade a new respect for the dignity and resilience of what he calls America's Back Row--those who lack the credentials and advantages of the so-called meritocratic upper class. This book is his attempt to help the rest of us truly see, hear, and respect millions of people who've been left behind.

Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525534730
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Published: Sentinel - June 4th, 2019

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