Rory Bory (from the novel Perpetual Care )

One of the last of six steamships in the continental U.S., the Julia Belle Swain still evokes ghosts from another time. In this selection, she rests in a Mississippi night beneath a sky coated by the Aurora Borealis. As true a story as they come. Welcome aboard...

Photography by Art Thieme and Son


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Public Place (from the novel Boiling Boy: An Occidental Journey Through the Between)

Here begins the chronicle of Lewis, and it begins where it all ends. A fictional account as the reality of him left us all too early. Images taken at Mount Hope Cemetery in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and manipulated in Photoshop.


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