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
Portraitsreveals 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.