That Distant Land: The Collected Stories of Wendell Berry

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-08-01
  • Publisher: Pgw
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"That Distant Land collects twenty-three stories, interlinked with each other and with the six 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. Included for the first time is a map of Port William and its surroundings along with a genealogy."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

The hurt man (1888)p. 3
Don't send a boy to do a man's work (1891)p. 12
A consent (1908)p. 25
Pray without ceasing (1912)p. 38
Watch with me (1916)p. 77
A half-pint of Old darling (1920)p. 124
The lost bet (1929)p. 137
Thicker than liquor (1932)p. 145
Nearly to the fair (1932)p. 164
The solemn boy (1934)p. 181
A jonquil for Mary Penn (1940)p. 196
Turn back the bed (1941)p. 210
Making it home (1945)p. 221
Where did they go? (1947)p. 237
The discovery of Kentucky (1952)p. 250
It wasn't me (1953)p. 266
The boundary (1965)p. 289
That distant land (1965)p. 308
A friend of mine (1967)p. 319
The wild birds (1967)p. 337
Are you all right? (1973)p. 365
Fidelity (1977)p. 372
The inheritors (1986)p. 428
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