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There Were Giants In The Land By Joe King
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"There were giants in the land..." They're out there. Waiting. The giants that used to stand watch over our motorways. Plaster and chicken wired sentinels of that metaphor called Route 66.... More > Most have fallen. A few remain. This is my cross-country journal to document the survivors. Riding shotgun are my kids -- gawking in awe just as I did the first time I fell beneath their shadows - and reminding me just how important -- and fragile a giant can be. Up ahead the signpost reads, "Last bingo parlor for 100 miles", "Mystery Thing of the Desert", "Yup, another cavern". You've just entered the Stucky's Zone!< Less
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Joe King is the author & artist of this new series of street scenes. As a youth he criss-crossed the country many times between his parents shallow-rooted homes, gaining along the way an... More > enduring sense of America and a deep affection for the humble folks who serve her, especially in small towns. This then, is our home town: the corner bar, the neighborhood drug store & barber shop, our favorite diner, hardware and fish markets, the old-timey cinema; where you work, your kids play- perhaps a chapel where your neighbors pray. Join me won't you? As I celebrate the everyday places we share - and treasure. Welcome to Main-Streets-USA...< Less