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The Memory of Old Jack

Berry, Wendell

Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, 1974
ISBN 10: 0151588651 / ISBN 13: 9780151588657
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Titolo: The Memory of Old Jack

Casa editrice: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P

Data di pubblicazione: 1974

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro: Used


This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: 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 it. Through the eyes of one man can be seen the values of Americans strived to recapture as we arrived at the next century. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_usedgood_0151588651

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Riassunto: A burnished day in September 1952 provides the framework for a narrative that movingly distills the lifetime of an uncommonly admirable if very human being. A new corrected edition. ''The Memory of Old Jack is a slab of rich Americana, eloquent testimony that `it's not a tragedy when a man dies at the end of his life.''' -The New York Times Book Review ''The account of Jack's courtship of his wife is a beautiful piece of writing...and worthy of a place among the best pieces of prose written by American writers of this century.''

L'autore: Berrys themes are reflections of his life: friends, family, the farm, the nature around us as well as within. He speaks strongly for himself and sometimes for the lost heart of the country. As he has borne witness to the world for eight decades, what he offers us now in this new collection of poems is of incomparable value.

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