Book Review: Up and Down Peachtree

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“Don’t be scared of photographing a storm-out, crying fit or strop…” British photographer Martin Parr advised readers in a 2010 Guardian column about vacation photography. “I would argue that the more valuable document is the honest one.” Parr’s vivid documentary chronicle of Atlanta’s main’s street, Peachtree Street, is a provocative, pleasurable mix of honesty and hyperbole.