Used-Very Good. With an introductory essay by Pulitzer Prize--winning poet YusefKomunyakaa, Covenant is, in the words of photographer Tyagan Miller, 'a recordof things seen and heard in uncommon circumstances, the view of life that underliesit, reflect[ing]the mutual aspiration of human beingseverywhere. ' Culled from more than 4, 000 images taken byMiller over a four-year period, the 93 photographs record the salient aspects of thelife of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Indianapolis's near west side--services, baptisms, weddings, funerals, social events, and portraits of thecongregants. In accompanying interviews, congregants share their stories ofmiracles, seeing angels, losing a child, racism and brotherly love, and being young, black, and poor. A stunning collection of photographs celebrating the community and spirit of African American life Very nice clean, tight copy free of any marks. Wrapped in complimentary Brodart dust jacket protector.
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