A Place on Earth

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Author(s): Wendell Berry
Series: Port William
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2009
Product Number: EB00663741
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781582439693
Publisher: Counterpoint
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Description

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."