Books by Robert Murray Davis

A LOWER MIDDLE CLASS EDUCATION by Robert Murray Davis
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"In contrast to recent let-it-all-hang-out autobiographies from academics, such as Frank Lentricchia's The Edge of Night (1994), Davis's personal memoir of the Silent Generation's college years stirs up nostalgia with low-key irony. (14 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Following up his narrative of his rural Missouri childhood in Mid-Lands (1992), Davis (English/Univ. of Oklahoma) modestly offers a memoir of his middle-of-the-road, middlebrow, 1950s Kansas City college career. Read full book review >
MID-LANDS by Robert Murray Davis
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Leisurely dig through leaf-meal on a southern life-path, best when the compost ripens."
Captivating memoir of life and customs in Boonville, Missouri, during the 1940's-50's. Read full book review >