The Memory of Old Jack

The Memory of Old Jack

Paperback, 170 pages

Published October 8th 1999 by Counterpoint


In a rural Kentucky river town, "Old Jack" Beechum, a retired farmer, sees his life again through the sades of one burnished day in September 1952. Bringing the earthiness of America's past to mind,

conveys the truth and integrity of the land and the people who live from it. Through the......more


About the author(Wendell Berry)

Wendell Berry is a conservationist, farmer, essayist, novelist, professor of English and poet. He was born August 5, 1934 in Henry County, Kentucky where he now lives on a farm. The New York Times has called Berry the "prophet of rural America."

Wendell Berry is a conservationist, farmer,......more

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