ARcoverHardcover: 144 pages/ 10.5” x 11.75”
Photographs and text: Arthur Drooker
Essay: Christopher Woodward
Foreword: Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: Merrell (2007)
ISBN: 978-1858944067

American Ruins is the first photography book to document historic ruins within the United States. The one hundred infrared photographs capture the haunted beauty of more than twenty sites in fifteen states. This landmark publication raises awareness of and appreciation for overlooked historic sites, some of which remain unknown even to most Americans.

Architectural Record, January 2009 
Barnes & Noble Review, December 19, 2008
Washington Post, March 23, 2008, November 28, 2007