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Tobacco harvest : an elegy

Author: James Baker Hall; Wendell Berry
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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"A photo near the end of Tobacco Harvest: An Elegy shows a crew of workers, looking weary but satisfied, leaving the barn after another long day of harvesting tobacco. As Wendell Berry says in his essay, these Henry County, Kentucky, neighbors gathered together whenever any of them needed the help of the others. This time-honored practice of swapping work was, Berry writes, "a good way to get work done" and "a good
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Wendell Berry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Baker Hall; Wendell Berry
ISBN: 0813123275 9780813123271
OCLC Number: 54778441
Description: 78 p. : ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
Responsibility: photographs by James Baker Hall ; essay by Wendell Berry.

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An insightful meditation on the shifting nature of humans' relationships with the land and with each other, Berry's essay laments the economic, political, and societal changes that have forever  Read more...

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"In 1973 James Baker Hall photographed...these scenes and events of a Kentucky tobacco harvest. We look at them now with a sort of wonder, and with some regret, realizing that while our work was Read more...

 
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