From Vince Aletti’s review for The New Yorker:

The freckle-faced girl seen sprawled in the grass cuddling with a baby raccoon is the photographer’s daughter Clover; for the past five years, Burke, who is based in Rhode Island, has been taking his child on road trips to acquaint her with the natural world. Pictures of Clover outdoors—perched on a big driftwood log at the seashore, crouched on the top of a mountain—are juxtaposed with domestic images of her tucked into bed. Photographs of a bloody nose and a little arm in a bright-pink cast underscore the absence of sentimentality, as well as a genuine tenderness.

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