Take a visual journey through Missouri! The extraordinary photographs showcased in Missouri 24/7 are an extension of the America 24/7 project, an unprecedented digital photography venture that harnessed the talents of more than 25,000 local photographers in all 50 states. This remarkable book showcases hundreds of images adding up to a panoramic view of life across the Show Me State, from the Stetson hat factory in St. Joseph to the steamy plate of Pad Thai in Cooper s Landing. You ll discover heartwarming photographs that perfectly capture the spirit of the state, with images of: A Missouri River barge pushing into the pink of dawn A cotton farmer trapping boll weevils in Caruthersville A 91-year-old veteran of the Negro Leagues paying homage to Satchel Paige The Speaker of the House facing a desk full of legislation And more! From the muddy Mississippi to the lakes of the Ozarks, from the Cards to Mennonite barn-raisers, Missouri distills the American adventure. The photographs of Missouri 24/7 celebrate both the great currents that cross the state and the human intimacy inside, where the heart is.