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Nashville By Ann Patchett

Nashville by Ann Patchett

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Nashville: Scenes from the New American South by Ann Patchett

Nashville: Scenes from the New American South beautifully captures my home city of Nashville in this exciting moment of change and growth.- AL GORE

This book is excruciatingly gorgeous. Every page makes me homesick. -CONNIE BRITTON

A great book about a great city.- JOHN PRINE

This has been a time of such great change for Nashville that I think we are all very curious to see who we are now.- GILLIAN WELCH

This book reminds me, in the sweetest way possible, that I probably should have never left Nashville.- CHRIS THILE

Introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Jon Meacham
A dynamic, experiential, and intimate portrait that explores the many sides of the legendary Southern city and country music capital, from award-winning writers Ann Patchett, Jon Meacham, and acclaimed photographer Heidi Ross.

Nashville is a creative collaboration that awakens the senses, providing a virtual immersion in this unique American city hailed as the Athens of the South. Patchett, Ross, and Meacham in his introduction, at once capture both the city's iconic historical side-its deep, rich Southern roots, from its food and festivals to its famous venues, recording studios, and style-and its edgier, highly vibrant creative side, which has made it a modern cultural mecca increasingly populated by established and upcoming artists in art, film, and music.

Nashville celebrates Nashvillians' beloved locales and events, both established and new, that are the heart of the city's character including:

  • Bobbie's Dairy Dip
  • Broadway
  • Cumberland River
  • Buchanan Arts District
  • Bolton's Chicken and Fish
  • Dino's
  • East Nashville Tomato Arts Festival
  • Germantown
  • The Gulch
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Pie Town (SoBro)
  • Pride Festival
  • Prince's Hot Chicken
  • Schermerhorn Symphony Center
  • Stanley Cup Playoffs
  • Tennessee Performing Arts Center
  • Tennessee State Fair
  • Third Man Records
  • WXNA Independent Radio

Here, too, are engaging vignettes spotlighting the diverse talent that makes the Tennessee city a significant cultural incubator and influencer, including singer-songwriters Marty Stuart, Gillian Welch, and Dave Rawlings; film director Harmony Korine, textile designer Andra Eggleston, country music fashion designer to the stars Manuel, chef Margot McCormack, acclaimed pastry chef Lisa Donovan, and model and musician Karen Elson.

Blending exceptional narrative, evocative photography-including 175 black-and-white and color photographs-and a bold graphic design, Nashville is an intimate, textured panorama that brilliantly illuminates one of America's most remarkable treasures.

Nashville Reviews

Nashville: Scenes from the New American South beautifully captures my home city of Nashville in this exciting moment of change and growth. -- Al Gore
This book is excruciatingly gorgeous. Every page makes me homesick. -- Connie Britton
A great book about a great city. -- John Prine
This has been a time of such great change for Nashville that I think we are all very curious to see who we are now. -- Gillian Welch
This book reminds me, in the sweetest way possible, that I probably should have never left Nashville. -- Chris Thile

About Ann Patchett

ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels, The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician's Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, and Commonwealth. She was the editor of Best American Short Stories, 2006, and has written three books of nonfiction, Truth & Beauty, about her friendship with the writer, Lucy Grealy, What now? an expansion of her graduation address at Sarah Lawrence College, and, most recently, This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, a collection of essays. HEIDI ROSS is a creative director and photographer whose work has been featured in group shows alongside William Klein, Richard Avedon, and Vivian Maier, as well as on album covers, book jackets, and in branding campaigns. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Vanity Fair Italia, Town & Country, Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Business, NYLON, The Guardian, L'Officiel, FOCUS, Entrepreneur, and Interview. Her first solo exhibition, Ilk: Similars 2004-2016, opened at Third Man Records in Nashville in April 2016. She lives in Nashville. Heidiross.com. JON MEACHAM received the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson, American Lion. He is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George H.W. Bush, American Gospel, and Franklin and Winston. Meacham, who teaches at Vanderbilt University, is a fellow of the Society of American Historians. He lives in Nashville with his wife and children.

Additional information

GOR009909071
9780062821447
006282144X
Nashville: Scenes from the New American South by Ann Patchett
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers Inc
2018-10-22
208
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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