From the simple setting of his own barber shop, Jayber Crow, orphan, seminarian, and native of Port William, recalls his life and the life of his community as it spends itself in the middle of the twentieth century. Surrounded by his friends and neighbors, he is both participant and witness as the community attempts to transcend its own decline. Meanwhile Jayber learns the art of devotion and that a faithful love is its own reward.
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This book contains strong or potentially offensive language.
Wendell Berry has written more than 30 books, and has proven himself a writer of brilliant moral imagination. Whether he is writing about technology, family life, or small-scale farming, his vision of the human ecology is as important as any in contemporary American letters. Among the many honors he has received are a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Jean Stein Award, the T.S. Eliot Award, a Lannan Foundation Award for nonfiction, and the 2000 Poets’ Prize.