Terrains of the Heart and Other Essays on Home


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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 writer in residence at Ole Miss.
Author Willie Morris attended the University of Texas, won a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University, was editor of The Texas Observer, and in 1967 became the youngest editor in chief of Harper’s in the history of the magazine. He is the author of many books, including North Toward Home and Good Old Boy: A Delta Boyhood.


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