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Wendell Berry

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  • Jayber Crow | Wendell Berry

    Jayber Crow

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    Surrounded by his friends and neighbors, he is both participant and witness as the community attempts to transcend its own decline. And meanwhile Jayber learns the art of devotion and that a faithful love is its own reward.

    Nathan says: "A book about heaven... "a good thing that came""
  • The Memory of Old Jack | Wendell Berry

    The Memory of Old Jack

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    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 strive to recapture as we arrive at the next century.

    D. Farnham says: "Beautiful Appreciation of Life"
  • A Place on Earth: A Novel | Wendell Berry

    A Place on Earth: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    The rhythms of this novel are the rhythms of the land. A Place on Earth resonates with variations played on themes of change; looping transitions from war into peace, winter into spring, browning flood destruction into greening fields, absence into presence, lost into found.

    Molly-o says: "Oh my, what a great book"
  • That Distant Land: 23 Short Stories | Wendell Berry

    That Distant Land: 23 Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer
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    That Distant Land collects 23 stories, interlinked with each other and with the other published "Port William" novels. The stories, arranged in their fictional chronology (from 1888 to almost the present day), become one sustained work, a new novel that spans the entire life and time involved. The range of this book is extraordinary - it offers rest for the weary, hope for the beleaguered, and strength for everyone else.

    E. Pearson says: "A Life-Changer"
  • Hannah Coulter: A Novel | Wendell Berry

    Hannah Coulter: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Susan Denaker
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    "Ignorant boys killing each other," is just about all Nathan Coulter would tell his wife about the Battle of Okinawa in the spring of 1945. Life carried on for the community of Port William, Kentucky, as some boys returned from the war while the lives of others were mourned. In her seventies, Nathan's wife, Hannah, now has time to tell of the years since the war.

    Marie says: "Very sweet story!"
  • Daily Bread | Wendell Berry

    Daily Bread

    • ORIGINAL (52 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Michael Toms
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    Farmer, ecologist, and writer Berry provides some rich and fertile ground for recreating life and culture. He speaks of enduring values, the wholeness of life and the interdependence of all creatures, especially humankind. Berry's self-discipline, ethical sense and human compassion come through as he leads us from the microcosm of his Kentucky hill farm to the macrocosm of a sane and reasoned planetary vision based on personal integrity, faithfulness, and love.

    Isaac Whiting says: "Old Interview without the usual Berry inspiration"
  • Nathan Coulter | Wendell Berry

    Nathan Coulter

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    This, the first title in the Port William series, introduces the rural section of Kentucky with which novelist Wendell Berry has had a lifelong fascination. When young Nathan loses his grandfather, Berry guides listeners through the process of Nathan's grief, endearing the listener to the simple humanity through which Nathan views the world.

    Jenna Moon says: "Beautifully written, well read"
  • Natural Gifts | Wendell Berry

    Natural Gifts

    • ORIGINAL (55 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Michael Toms
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    Join us for an hour of wisdom from one of the most highly respected of modern American writers and poets. Using words like "affection", "satisfaction", "care", and "joy", Berry calls for a re-evaluation of the basic values and practices of our lives. He illustrates his ideas with glimpses of his own life and those of his Kentucky farm neighbors, and describes a future where we can learn to find love, wisdom and meaning in the people, the places and the work of our own daily lives.

  • Remembering: A Novel | Wendell Berry

    Remembering: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer
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    It is 1976 and Andy Catlett, farmer and agricultural journalist, is walking the streets of San Francisco at dawn. In the eight months since losing his right hand to a corn-picking machine, he has also lost himself. Two thousand miles from his home in Kentucky, he begins to remember people, the land, and the comfort of knowing his place intimately. Andy's reveries evoke a membership governed by the principles of humanity and love.

  • A World Lost | Wendell Berry

    A World Lost

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer
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    It is the summer of 1944, and nine-year-old Andy Catlett is engrossed in the wide easy countryside near Port William, Kentucky. But sadness, loss, and mystery invade Andy's world on a hot July afternoon when his Uncle Andrew is murdered.

    mike holt says: "loved it"
  • Andy Catlett: Early Travels: A Novel | Wendell Berry

    Andy Catlett: Early Travels: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Wendell Berry
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    Nine years old, Andy embarks on the trip by bus, alone for the first time. He decides it will be a rite of passage and his first step into manhood. Sometimes a handful at home, Andy was a good boy when visiting his Grandparents' houses, and he looked forward to the little spoiling certain to come his way.

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