“In George Masa’s Wild Vision, Brent Martin brings together Masa’s arresting images and his own reflections on walking in Masa’s footsteps to tell one of our region’s important stories in an innovative way. Masa played a pivotal role in the creation of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Appalachian Trail through photographs that allowed viewers to experience places they would never visit. Martin creates a portrait of a man and a region we now know a little better.” – Literary award committee chair Catherine Frank

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George Masa’s Wild Vision: A Japanese Immigrant Imagines Western North Carolina