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Travel photographer Tom Carter spent 2 years backpacking 56,000 kilometers across all 33 provinces in China to create "CHINA: Portrait of a People" the most comprehensive book of photography on modern China ever published by a single author.
CHINA: Portrait of a People
Getting a full picture of China - a vast country with an enormous population, a place that is experiencing sweeping cultural and economic changes - is, of course, impossible. But Tom Carter comes close. ... It's a remarkable book, compact yet bursting with images that display the diversity of a nation of 56 ethnic groups.”
—John McMurtrie, San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Book Reviews
Travel photographer Tom Carter (1973) was born and raised in the City of San Francisco and graduated with a degree in Political Science from the American University in Washington, D.C. Following a political career with a number of high-profile state and...
Tom’s Favorite Books
The Journeyer (Gary Jennings); The Good Earth (Pearl Buck); Tortilla Flats (John Steinbeck); Red Azalea (Anchee Min); Candy (Mian Mian)