Books by Fred Setterberg

Released: Aug. 13, 1993

"The authors believe that rural, working-class, reluctant activists are reviving grass-roots democracy after decades of pervasive disengagement from civic responsibility—the one positive note in a sobering, effective alert. (Thirty photographs)"
In surveying communities across the country that have served as toxic-waste dumping grounds, journalist Setterberg and photojournalist Shavelson tell an increasingly familiar story: Residents are plagued by mysterious health problems. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 1993

"There is much art here, and much sense, but mostly genial, articulate, and discerning guidance to some obscure places in America and in the mind."
A smart and unsentimental journey to a few forgotten or overlooked American literary landmarks; winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction. Read full book review >