Nashville: Scenes from the New American South (Hardcover)

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By Ann Patchett, Heidi Ross, Jon Meacham (Foreword by)
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"BRAVO My old boots never looked so great. Proud to be on your cover." -- Gillian Welch

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


Cumberland River

Buchanan Arts District

Bolton's Chicken and Fish


East Nashville Tomato Arts Festival


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 Welsh, 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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062821447
ISBN-10: 006282144X
Publisher: Harper Design
Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
Pages: 208
Language: English