Tom Blagden Jr. is a professional nature photographer and author of First Light: Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, which won a 2006 National Outdoor Book Award. Dayton Duncan coproduced the documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea with Ken Burns. David Rockefeller Jr. is the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family. Sheridan Steele is superintendent of Acadia National Park.
"In honor of the 100th anniversary of Maine's Acadia National Park, Rizzoli has published this handsome coffee-table book featuring six essays and the exquisite photography of Tom Blagden Jr. as he captures the essence of the land throughout the seasons." -CHICAGO TRIBUNE "Located off the rugged coast of Maine on Mount Desert Island, [Acadia National Park] boasts the tallest mountain on the EastCoast (Cadillac Mountain), extensive forests, deep valleys, serene springs and thewave-pounded coastlines that characterize the region. If you've yet to experience the park for yourself, this beautiful portfolio could be a great way to get your first look." -MetroSource