SAM QUINONES is a journalist, storyteller, former Los Angeles Times reporter, and author of three acclaimed books of narrative nonfiction, including The New York Times bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic and its follow-up The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth. The Virgin of the American Dream is his first book of photojournalism.
The Virgin of the American Dream: Guadalupe on the Walls of Los Angeles by Sam Quinones
Coming in November
Sam Quinones first book of photojournalims captures hundreds of murals of the Virgin of Guadalupe painted on the walls of Los Angeles shops by immigrant entrepreneurs seeking refuge from the hard life they faced in a new land.
The Empress of the Americas, she became the intermediary for common people before God and a refuge for the vulnerable navigating a new world.
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