Nancy's Bookshelf: Photographer-Writer Douglas Keister Takes Us Home

Aug 21, 2019

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Prolific photographer-writer Douglas Keister more typically photographs and writes about cemeteries, but has also written novels, and now a memoir. 

 

In Heart-Land: Growing Up in the Middle of Everything, Keister looks back at his childhood growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska, as the middle child, in the middle of the century, in the middle of the country.

 

Also featured in this show, another Nebraska native, “Gorgeous George”, is the subject of a commentary by Richard Parker. 

About Douglas Keister: 

Photographer-writer Douglas Keister, has authored and co-authored forty-two critically acclaimed books. He also writes and illustrates magazine articles and contributes photographs and essays to dozens of magazines, newspapers, books, calendars, posters and greeting cards worldwide.

In the mid 2000s, Doug began writing novels, including Desiree, Autumn in Summer, Molly in the Afternoon (writing as Suzanne Hartley) and a memoir about growing up in Nebraska titled Heart-Land:Growing up in the Middle of Everything. His most recent novel, Bullets, Baubles and Bones came out in May 2014.