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By David Pickell,Kal Muller

Featuring thousands of unique, colour images, this interesting research of latest Guinea chronicles the rituals and way of life of this distant and culturally wealthy region.

Between the Tides bargains a compelling mixture of New Guinean storytelling, historical past, average background, politics, and tradition. David Pickell brings heat and intelligence to his topic, and Kal Muller's photos are outstanding and evocative. jointly, writer and photographer convey how an remoted, nomadic prior meets a sophisticated, city destiny, background confronts superstition, and a fake and imposed experience of disgrace yields to a brand new, and nonetheless fragile, pride.

Their trip took them from the dusty New Guinea frontier city of Timika to tiny Lakahia island, alongside 200 miles of twisting mangrove creeks and the relentlessly uncooperative Arafura sea. What they discovered was once a tradition dealing with the fragile, occasionally funny, sometimes painful, and constantly fascinating strategy of change.

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