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Reiner Leist
American Portraits
Essays by Vicki Goldberg, Claus Leggewie, Christoph Menke
HC, 24,5 x 30,5 cm., 176 pp.
Prestel 2001

Over a period of seven years NY-photographer Reiner Leist traveled across the States, photographing people from Rochester to Key West. His book shows 39 portraits, added by a childhood picture. "An extraordinary encounter with recent American experience: a contemporary Tocqueville", said Alan Trachtenberg