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Maximum Sunlight is a timely and incisive portrait of the people, communities, anxieties, and contradictions that make up what many think of—now, more than ever, after the 2016 election—as rural white America.

Told through a series of candid interviews and sharp observations of town life in tiny Tonopah, Nevada, journalist Meagan Day (Jacobin Magazine) and photographer Hannah Klein create a book that is both traditional reportage and searching portrait of this eccentric and yet archetypal desert town.

Included in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017.

Author: Meagan Day
Photographs: Hannah Klein
Publisher: Wolfman Books
Pages: 150pp
Size: 5.25 x 7.75
Notes: softcover, full color
Release Date: December 16, 2016
ISBN: 978-0998346106