"Eli Reed’s new retrospective book, A Long Walk Home, spans 40 years of a storied career as a working photojournalist. Reed, the first African American to join the prestigious photo collective Magnum, has witnessed and experienced the world through its many turns; tender, tumultuous, violent, vigorous, hopeful and helpless. Although he photographs from a six-foot-five-inch height, his work is never aloof, it is full of compassionate, intimate and grounded moments."
By Molly Roberts SMITHSONIAN.COM
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