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By Linh Dinh

Roaming the rustic via bus and teach, on the cheap and with none institutional aid, Linh Dinh got down to rfile, in phrases and photographs, what lifestyles is like for individuals. From la, Cheyenne, Portland, and New Orleans, to Jackson and Wolf Point--Linh walked miles and miles via unexpected neighborhoods, speaking to whoever might check with him: the homeless residing in tent towns, the peddlers, the protestors, the general public preachers, the prostitutes. With the uncompromising eye of a Walker Evans or a Dorothea Lange, and the indomitable, forthright prose of a modern day Nelson Algren or James Agee, Dinh records the appalling and the absurd with heat and honesty, giving voice to America's frequently forgotten electorate and championing the remarkable power it takes to outlive for these at the bottom. 

Growing out of a photograph and political writing weblog Linh has maintained considering the fact that 2009, Postcards from the tip of America is an unflinching diary of what Linh sees because the accelerating cave in of the US. monitoring the commercial, political, and social unraveling--from the casinos to the deserted factories and over the entire sidewalks in between--with a poet's incisive tongue, Linh exhibits us the uncanny energy of the folk within the face of societal devastation.

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