Picks and Pans Review: Photo Book Landed Gentry

updated 10/20/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/20/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

• Struck by the weathered beauty of the locals near his Michigan summer cabin, photographer Paul Mobley set out to photograph farmers from Maine to Alaska. "You ask yourself, Where have all the good people gone?" he writes. "Well, I can tell you. Drive up to any farmhouse in this country. You'll find them. They're there."

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