distress Signals book
Distress Signals

By Louise Odes Neaderland
Brooklyn, New York: Bone Hollow Arts, 1999. Second Printing. Edition unknown.

4.5 x 5.75"; 67 pages. Flip book. Off set printed. Glue bound. Red paper covers.

The first page is an excerpt from Henry David Thoreau's Walden: "The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation." The following pages, when flipped sequentially, reveal a single, growing word - Help - and that word is repeated on the book's bottom edges.