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Morris, Willie

Overview
Works: 131 works in 335 publications in 6 languages and 21,349 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Drama  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Bildungsromans  Animal films  Autobiographies  Film adaptations  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Instrumentalist, Performer
Classifications: PS3563.O8745, B
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Publications about Willie Morris
Publications by Willie Morris
Publications by Willie Morris, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Willie Morris
Taps : a novel by Willie Morris( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Swayze Barksdale comes of age in the southern town of Fisk's Landing in the summer of 1951, his life defined by the Korean War raging overseas, and his job of playing "Taps" at the funerals of the town's fallen soldiers
The last of the Southern girls by Willie Morris( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Carol Hollywell is beautiful, smart, elegant, and charming. A debutante from De Soto Point, Arkansas, and a recent graduate of Ole Miss, she is heir to a good southern name and a small southern fortune. She knows what she wants and, more important, knows how to get it. She is, in other words, the prototypical southern belle, a Scarlett O'Hara for the 1950s, and when she moves to Washington, D.C., in 1957, she sets, the town on its ear
Yazoo: integration in a Deep-Southern town by Willie Morris( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
The courting of Marcus Dupree by Willie Morris( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Located in the Oklahoma Collection
The South today, 100 years after Appomattox by Willie Morris( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Most of these essays, now rev.and extended, originally appeared in a supplement to the April 1965 issue of Harper's magazine
My dog Skip ( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Willie receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip's remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affection of the prettiest girl in school
The ghosts of Medgar Evers : a tale of race, murder, Mississippi, and Hollywood by Willie Morris( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
"An unusual book about the making of the movie Ghosts of Mississippi and its more complicated historical background: the 1963 assassination of courageous civil rights activist Medgar Evers and the conviction thirty years later of his killer, Byron De La Beckwith."--Jacket
A Southern album : recollections of some people and places and times gone by by Willie Morris( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Faulkner's Mississippi by Willie Morris( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Photographs along the Mississippi River about which Faulkner wrote with some quotations from his novels
My Mississippi by Willie Morris( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Prayer for the opening of the Little League season by Willie Morris( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
A prayer for the "baseball children of the earth", together with their parents, siblings, grandparents, neighbors, and all others who understand the pleasures and frustrations of evenings when the children play ball
Conversations with Willie Morris by Willie Morris( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
North toward home by Willie Morris( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The journalist and author offers a memoir of coming of age during a time of great cultural, social, and political change, from his Southern childhood to his time in New York during the 1960s as editor of Harper's magazine
Good old boy; a delta boyhood by Willie Morris( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The author's boyhood escapades in his hometown of Yazoo City, Mississippi
Integration in a deep-southern town by Willie Morris( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 libraries worldwide
In 1970 Brown v. Board of Education was sixteen years old, and fifteen years had passed since the Brown II mandate that schools integrate ""with all deliberate speed."" Still, after all this time, it was necessary for the U.S. Supreme Court to order thirty Mississippi school districts--whose speed had been anything but deliberate--to integrate immediately. One of these districts included Yazoo City, the hometown of writer Willie Morris. Installed productively on ""safe, sane Manhattan Island, "" Morris, though compelled to write about this pivotal moment, was reluctant to return to Yazoo and do
Making things grow : the story of Mississippi Chemical Corporation by Jo G Prichard( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Highway 61 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Levon Helm explores the music, history, scenery, and culture in a drive along U.S. Highway 61 from Memphis, Tenn. to New Orleans, La. Features the great blues music of the American Southeast
Racing stripes ; My dog Skip ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Racing stripes. Horse breeder Nolan Walsh rescues a baby zebra accidentally left behind by a traveling circus and takes him home to his young daughter Channing. "Stripes" is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard residents. The Walsh farm borders the Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Crown. From the first moment Stripes lays eyes on the track, he's hooked. He knows that if he could just get a chance, he could leave all those other horses in the dust. What he doesn't know is - he's not exactly a horse. But with characteristic zeal, he devotes himself to training for the big time
Good old boy by Willie Morris( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
My cat Spit McGee by Willie Morris( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The author describes life with a strong-willed cat named Spit McGee, exploring the dramatic ways that Spit has transformed his household and offering a close-up look at cats and their behavior, resourcefulness, and character
 
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Alternative Names
Morris, William Weaks, 1934-1999
Morris, Willie
Willie Morris Amerikaans journalist (1934-1999)
Willie Morris sceneggiatore statunitense
Уилли Моррис
ویلی موریس فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، و نویسنده آمریکایی
ウィリー・モリス
モリス, ウィリー
Languages
English (200)
German (5)
Italian (2)
Finnish (2)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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