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The memory of Old Jack

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Counterpoint pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In a rural Kentucky river town, "Old Jack" Beechum, a retired farmer, sees his life again through the shades of one burnished day in September 1952. Bringing the earthiness of America's past to mind, The Memory of Old Jack 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. -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Pastoral fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berry, Wendell, 1934-
Memory of Old Jack.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, c1999
(OCoLC)647217694
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Berry
ISBN: 1582430438 9781582430430 1582431248 9781582431246
OCLC Number: 41419557
Description: 170 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Wendell Berry.
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Part ribald farce, part lyrical contemplation, Wendell Berry's novel is the story of a place - Port William, Kentucky - the farm lands and forests that surround it, and the river that runs nearby.  Read more...

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