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That Distant Land: The Collected Stories, WENDELL BERRY
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Author:    WENDELL BERRY

Title:   That Distant Land: The Collected Stories

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Shoemaker & Hoard March 2005

ISBN Number:    159376054X / 9781593760540

Seller ID:   96952

That Distant Land includes twenty-three stories, interlinked with each other and with Berry's six other Port William novels. Arranged in their fictional chronology, these stories become a sustained work -- more novel than collection -- spanning the lives of five generations Berry himself imagined to life. 440 pp.

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"That Distant Land" includes twenty-three stories from Wendell Berry's Port William membership. Arranged in their fictional chronology, the book shines forth as a single sustained work, not simply an anthology. It reveals Wendell Berry as a literary master capable of managing an imaginative integrity over decades of writing with a multitude of characters followed over several generations. Combining "The Wild Birds" (1985), "Fidelity" (1992), and "Watch With Me" (1994), and including four never-before-collected stories and a map of Port William, this book offers rest for the weary, hope for the beleaguered, and strength for the rest of us.

Price = 18.95 USD



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