About the Book
— The co-founder of the Green Party in the United States and Maine.
— A Quaker activist who created a nonprofit to feed, shelter and educate AIDS orphans in Kenya.
— A bioregional poet who's helped disabled adults, Vietnam veterans, African refugees and the homeless find their voices as writers.
— A self-taught heirloom apple detective who's helping to save Maine's most-treasured apples.
James McCarthy is an award-winning journalist and photographer who lives in Brunswick, Maine. His photographs have been shown in the juried May Show exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art four times. His work also has been shown in one-person exhibitions in Portland, Brunswick, Bath and Newagen, Maine; as well as in group exhibitions at the Butler Institute of American Art; the New Organization of Visual Artists in Cleveland; the Center for the Arts at the Chocolate Church in Bath, Maine; the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art and Cleveland State University. He was one of 43 photographers selected to pursue documentary photography projects in Cleveland for the acclaimed 144-page book “Images from the Heart: A Bicentennial Celebration of Cleveland and Its People,” which was the official commemorative publication of the Cleveland Bicentennial Commission that was published in 1995.