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  • The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture

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  • The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays

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The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture, The Collected Poems, 1957-1982, A Place on Earth, Hannah Coulter, Fidelity, The Memory of Old Jack, Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community: Eight Essays, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays, Jayber Crow, What Are People For?
From the simple setting of his own barber shop Jayber Crow orphan seminarian and native of Port William recalls his life and the life of his community as it spends itself in the middle of the twentieth century Surrounded by his friends and neighbors he is both participant and witness as the community attempts to transcend its own decline And meanwhile Jayber learns the art of devotion and that a faithful love is its own reward, Berry richly evokes Port William s farmlands and hamlets and his characters are fiercely individual yet mutually protective in everything they do His sentences are exquisitely constructed suggesting the cyclic rhythms of his agrarian world New York Times Book Review, In the twenty two essays collected here Wendell Berry whom The Christian Science Monitor called the prophetic American voice of our day conveys a deep concern for the American economic system and the gluttonous American consumer Berry talks to the reader as one would talk to a next door neighbor never preachy he comes across as someone offering sound advice He speaks with sadness of the greedy consumption of this country s natural resources and the grim consequences Americans must face if current economic practices do not change drastically In the end these essays offer rays of hope in an otherwise bleak forecast of America s future Berry s program presents convincing steps for America s agricultural and cultural survival br, In a rural Kentucky river town Old Jack Beechum a retired farmer sees his life again through the sades of one burnished day in September Bringing the earthiness of America s past to mind i The Memory of Old Jack i conveys the truth and integrity of the land and the people who live from it Through the eyes of one man can be seen the values Americans strive to recapture as we arrive at the next century br br Few novelists treat both their characters and their readers with the kind of respect that Wendell Berry displays in this deeply moving account i The Memory of Old Jack i is a slab of rich Americana i The New York Times Book Review i