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Terrains Of The Heart And Other Essays On Home
A collection of 21 distinguished biographical essays by one of America's most revered authors; arranged chronologically as Willie Morris moved across America from New York City to Bridgehampton, in eastern Long Island, to Washington, D.C., as journalist in residence at the Washington Star newspaper; and finally, his return in 1980 to his native Mississippi to serve as writ ...more
(first published September 1st 1981)
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William Weaks "Willie" Morris (November 29, 1934 — August 2, 1999), was an American writer and editor born in Jackson, Mississippi, though his family later moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, which he immortalized in his works of prose. Morris' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi Delta. In 1967 he became the youngest editor of Har ...moreMore about Willie Morris...