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Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Jayber Crow 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

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Fidelity, What Are People For?, Hannah Coulter, The Collected Poems, 1957-1982, Jayber Crow, The Memory of Old Jack, A Place on Earth, Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community: Eight Essays, The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays
Here is a human being speaking with calm and sanity out of the wilderness We would do well to hear him The Washington Post Book World br br Art of the Commonplace gathers twenty essays by Wendell Berry that offer an agrarian alternative to our dominant urban culture Grouped around five themes an agrarian critique of culture agrarian fundamentals agrarian economics agrarian religion and geo biography these essays promote a clearly defined and compelling vision important to all people dissatisfied with the stress anxiety disease and destructiveness of contemporary American culture br br Why is agriculture becoming culturally irrelevant and at what cost What are the forces of social disintegration and how might they be reversed How might men and women live together in ways that benefit both And how does the corporate takeover of social institutions and economic practices contribute to the destruction of human and natural environments br br Through his staunch support of local economies his defense of farming communities and his call for family integrity Berry emerges as the champion of responsibilities and priorities that serve the health vitality and happiness of the whole community of creation br, 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, No description available, 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