About the Author
Michael Loyd Young
lives in Houston, Texas. Since 2002 Young has worked on several projects, traveling to 21 different countries documenting cultural symbols and the impact they have on the daily lives of the people he photographs. This is Young
’s first book. All proceeds will be donated to the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Mississppi. He is currently working on his second book, documenting the hunting and fishing culture along the Gulf Coast, from southern Texas to the Florida Everglades.
David Alan Harvey discovered photography at an early age and quickly began photographing his family and neighborhood. At 20 Harvey lived with, and documented the lives of a black family living in Virginia. These photographs were self-published in his first book, Tell It Like It Is. Harvey went on to shoot over 40 essays for National Geographic
magazine and publish Cub (National Geographic, 2000), Divided Soul (Phaidon, 2003), and Living Proof (powerHouse Books, 2007). Harvey has been at Magnum Photos since 1993 and lives in New York.