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Jessica Peterson

Jessica Peterson
Art Library Rare Books Collection N 7433.4 .P48 U53 2014 box 13.1

The book was conceived and designed by artist Jessica Peterson and recounts the closing of the public schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia, from 1959 to 1964. Unbound tells this story of these events with timelines, archival evidence, and collected narratives from the veterans of the closings. Gold stars flow through each page, one star for each person whose life was permanently altered by the school closings"—Publisher's statement at the Vamp and Tramp Booksellers' website, viewed on February 13, 2015.