The Resource Billy Ray's farm: : essays, Larry Brown, (electronic resource)

Billy Ray's farm: : essays, Larry Brown, (electronic resource)

Label
Billy Ray's farm: : essays
Title
Billy Ray's farm:
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Larry Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his first work of nonfiction since the acclaimed On Fire, Brown aims for nothing short of ruthlessly capturing the truth of the world in which he has always lived. In the prologue to the book, he tells what it's like to be constantly compared with William Faulkner, a writer with whom he shares inspiration from the Mississippi land. The essays that follow show that influence as undeniable. Here is the pond Larry reclaims and restocks on his place in Tula. Here is the Oxford bar crowd on a wild goose chase to a fabled fishing event. And here is the literary sensation trying to outsmart a wily coyote intent on killing the farm's baby goats. Woven in are intimate reflections on the Southern musicians and writers whose work has inspired Brown's and the thrill of his first literary recognition. But the centerpiece of this book is the title essay which embodies every element of Larry Brown's most emotional attachments-to the family, the land, the animals. This is a book for every Larry Brown fan. It is also an invaluable book for every reader interested in how a great writer responds, both personally and artistically, to the patch of land he lives on
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-2004
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Brown, Larry
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Brown, Larry
  • Electronic books
  • Oxford (Miss.)
  • Oxford (Miss.)
  • Novelists, American
  • Fathers and sons
  • Farm life
Target audience
adult
Label
Billy Ray's farm: : essays, Larry Brown, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11688604
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11688604
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11688604
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Billy Ray's farm: : essays, Larry Brown, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11688604
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11688604
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11688604
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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