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The home place

Author: Wright Morris
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1968, ©1948.
Series: Bison book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reproduced from the 1948 edition, the Bison Book edition of The Home Place brings back into print an important early work by one of the most highly regarded of contemporary American authors. This account in first-person narrative and photographs of the one-day visit of Clyde Muncy to "the home place" at Lone Tree, Nebraska, has been called "the nearest thing to a documentary film that today's publishing has found"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998.
Home place.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1968, ©1948
(OCoLC)570050326
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wright Morris
OCLC Number: 3340618
Target Audience: "This account in first-person narrative and photographs of the one-day visit of Clyde Muncy to "the home place" at Lone Tree, Nebraska, has been called "as near to a new fiction form as you could get." Both prose and pictures are homely: worn linoleum, an old man's shoes, well-used kitchen utensils, and weathered siding. Muncy's journey of discovery takes the measure of the man he has become and of what he has left behind." "Born in 1910 in Central City, Nebraska, Wright Morris wrote thirty-three books, including Field of Vision, which won the National Book Award. He died in 1998."
Description: 176 pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Bison book.
Responsibility: by Wright Morris.

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Reproduced from the 1948 edition, the Bison Book edition of The Home Place brings back into print an important early work by one of the most highly regarded of contemporary American authors. This account in first-person narrative and photographs of the one-day visit of Clyde Muncy to "the home place" at Lone Tree, Nebraska, has been called "the nearest thing to a documentary film that today's publishing has found" (New York Times Book Review) and "as near to a new fiction form as you coud get" (San Francisco Chronicle).- back cover.

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