Skip to Navigation

Store

SEARCH THE STORE
Shopping Cart

BOOKS

Photojournalism, Documentary & Social Studies

 
 

A Shared History

By Stuart O'Sullivan

"Every family is a culture unto itself, a province with its own history and borders. It is defined in part by that history, carrying its past weight and bound by a promise to do better by it in the future. Both tenses, past and present, are the family's to carry forward."
- Stuart O'Sullivan.

Born in 1971 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Stuart O'Sullivan lives and works in New York City. His first book, How Beautiful This Place Can Be dealt with re-visiting his homeland after a decade in the United States. From the perspective of distance and time, he realized just what an "isolated paradise" his family had occupied and he reflected on their place within the new, rapidly changing social and political climate. A Shared History takes as its theme the history of his wife Dionicia's family. Her late grandfather's family were Quakers who migrated to this country in the 1700s. They were among the founding members of the state of Pennsylvania, and their history is long and detailed. His family estate, in which Dionicia's grandmother still lives, is a fortress containing much of this history, and a ripe subject for O'Sullivan's uncanny ability to bring us all home again.

Item Number: B7727

$60.00 | Members $54.00

 

 

Product Information:
Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Year: 2009
Images: 43 four-color
64 pages
Hardcover

 

 

If you like this item, you may also like:
How Beautiful This Place Can Be

 

 

Keep Up with the Store

Sign up to receive emails about upcoming book signings, new releases, gift items, staff picks, and more.

You can also follow the Store on twitter.

Weegee

Order Chim Prints

Order archival-quality prints of photographs from our collection.

Q&A

Q&A with the Photographer

Read the Store's conversation with Jason Polan and Parts & Labor Books

Become an ICP Member