THE HOME PLACE by Wright Morris

THE HOME PLACE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Originally reported, P. 64, for Spring publication, this has gone over to mid Summer. ""A quick shifting montage of emotions, characters, incidents, situations, conversations, as a small family comes from New York to Lone Tree, the husband's birthplace in Nebraska. Clyde is caught up in the family's crosscurrents, his wife interested in living and not caring where it is, the children causing confusion by their, ignorance of country life. It is through the discussions of the Croppers and the Muncys, the cing of family history and gossip, the meetings with relatives long unseen, the recalled incidents of childhood that the pattern of a family's life is worked out, the character of a family developed. "" The text will be illustrated with numerous photographs- super photography, which gives a note of authenticity to the text -- so that the day encompass by the story has a ""picture track"" accompaniment. This should give it a more special nature than straight fiction, and heighten the quality of farm and family life. A what experimental venture, as is all of Wright Morris' writing.

ISBN: 0803282524
Publisher: Scribner