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Book of the Week: Selected by Blake Andrews

Book Review Why Omaha? Photographs by Darius Koehli Reviewed by Blake Andrews “I’ve encountered many photobooks over the past few dec…


Then he discovered wrestling. The old AWA professional circuit held sway in the midwest at the time, hosting regular matches at the Omaha Civic Auditorium and Pershing Municipal down the road in Lincoln. Young Darius befriended his neighbor Carl and the two attended every match they could, each boy toting a Kodak Instamatic 124 camera stocked with color film and flash cubes. In case you’ve forgotten just what those old clunkers looked like, a model photo appears in the back of the book. “Drop in film, pop on flashcube…Shoot!” cheers the boxed housing, before promising, “Clear sharp pictures!”