Feb 9, 2013

Spoon River Portraits

John’s pastel, watercolor and ink portraits of selected characters from Edgar Lee Masters’ 1915 classic Spoon River Anthology is captured in this new beautifully designed book by Irma K. John’s Spoon River Portraits reveals the faces described in Masters’ collection of free verse epitaphs portraying the inner hopes, ambitions, dreams and heartbreak of the citizens of this fictional American small town. Click the thumbnail to view the digital version online which includes a foreword by John’s son Jeff Ferrara.