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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Berry, Wendell, 1934-
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©2000
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|ISBN:||1582430292 9781582430294 1582431604 9781582431604|
|Notes:||"The life story of Jayber Crow, barber, of the Port William Membership, as written by himself"--Cover.|
|Description:||363 pages ; 23 cm|
|Responsibility:||by Wendell Berry.|
"Mr. Berry writes elegantly, effortlessly balancing tragedy and a quiet, sly humor."
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Jayber Crow is a masterful novel perhaps best read at the pace one reads poetry. The folk-laden prose is complex in its meaning much like a department store three-sided mirror; no matter which way you look, you see a different aspect. Through Jayber, the town barber, the author tells the story...
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