"Stone Offerings: Machu
Picchu's Terraces of Enlightenment"
Machu Picchu in Peru is one of the world's most enchanting and mystical places and if there was any doubt "Stone Offerings"
by Mike Torrey (Lightpoint Press, $40.00, 144 over-sized pages) puts
all those unfounded doubts to rest.
Peruvian writer and National Book Award finalist,
Marie Arana, provides and insightful intro to the book and to the
spellbinding images Torry, a Southern California-based architectural
As one of us who builds and repairs stone walls and
lives in the mountains and also takes photographs, I have a special
interest in the subject matter of the book. But the photographic
skills and the sights captured by Torrey far surpass the ordinary
person's limited scope.
Nevertheless, I as well as all who read this book,
keep it on a coffee table for browsing, study page after page of
unique visions will come away the better for it.
"Stone Offerings: Machu Picchu's Terraces of
Enlightenment" is highly recommended.
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About the Authors: Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer are a wife and husband
team who successfully bridge the worlds of popular culture and traditional
scholarship. Co-authors of the critically acclaimed interactive oral histories
It Happened in the Catskills, It Happened in Brooklyn, Growing Up Jewish in
America, It Happened on Broadway, It Happened in Manhattan, It Happened in
Miami. They teach what they practice as professors at Dartmouth College.
They are also travel writers who specialize in luxury properties and fine dining
as well as cultural history and Jewish history and heritage in the United
States, Europe, and the Caribbean.
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