Life Near The Blos by Kathryn Thompson

This book by Kathryn Thompson is a representation of shared stories, formed relationships, and embodied experiences from the six weeks she spent dwelling with inhabitants near the Blos River in Northern Luzon, Philippines. 
Through the textual and visual depictions presented, she hopes to portray signs of hope, a strong sense of community and friendship, and an essence of simple living. However, Kathryn also aims to show the struggles and challenges
the inhabitants dwelling near the Blos endure as they continue to experience poverty, marginalization, resource exploitation, and political instability.

See the book here: http://issuu.com/kmt982/docs/life_near_the_blos-northern_luzon__/1