A Place on Earth (Port William) (Paperback)

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Published in 1967, we return to Port William during the Second World War to revisit Jayber Crow, the barber, Uncle Stanley, the gravedigger, Jarrat and Burley, the sharecroppers, and Brother Preston, the preacher, as well as Mat Feltner, his wife Margaret, and his daughter-in-law Hannah, whose son will be born after news comes that Hannah's husband Virgil is missing.

The earth is the genius of our life," Wendell Berry writes here. "The final questions and their answers lie serenely coupled in it.

About the Author

Wendell Berry is the author of fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. He was recently awarded the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Fellowship of Southern Writers and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For over forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya, in Kentucky.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582431246
ISBN-10: 1582431248
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
Publication Date: May 17th, 2001
Pages: 321
Language: English
Series: Port William