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Made in America

Photographer’s journey reveals handmade treasures

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Portraits of the American Craftsman

Photographs by Tadd Myers

Hardcover, 275 pages ($29.95, Lyons Press)

Myers, an award-winning corporate photographer, began this project as a commercial assignment about the restoration about an historic building in his home state of Texas, but expanded it as he began to wonder about other work across America still done by hand. This chronicle of his ensuing journey—a collection of images of musical instruments, clothing, long rifles and carving knives, surfboards and boats, stagecoaches and carousel horses, Grammy Awards, suits for country stars, other hand-crafted wonders and the people who make them—will give you a whole new appreciation for the phrase “made in the U.S.A.”

—Neil Pond, American Profile Magazine

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Born To Be Wild

Centennial celebration of Harleys a Garden of Eden for gearheads

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By Hugo Wilson

Hardcover, 216 pages ($25, DK Publishing)

Originally published in 2003, this new edition includes an updated, decade-by-decade rundown of the venerable motorbike company, hundreds of photos, and full-color spreads of 70 of the most beautiful, collectible and legendary Harleys of all time. Full of facts, specs and other info on a century of bikes, it’s a gearhead’s Garden of Eden, and the turn of each page leaves behind fumes of nostalgia, history, horsepower, the freedom of the open road and American-made pride.

—Neil Pond, American Profile Magazine

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