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ISBN: 0941092380
Author: Roger Morris
Publisher: Mountain State Pr (June 6, 1998)
Pages: 204
Subcategory: Biography
Rating: 4.2
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A Gentle Axe (written as . Morris) came out in 2007, published by Faber in the UK and Penguin in the US, and a number of other publishers around the world. My next book, A Vengeful Longing (also written as . Morris) is due out in the UK in February 2008. I guess that will come round soon enough. Taking Comfort is a contemporary urban novel about anxiety and consumerism.

Excellent tour of the city that helped us pick the right neighborhood and home for our family!

Excellent tour of the city that helped us pick the right neighborhood and home for our family! -T. Simpson. One of "Ten Most Dependable Real Estate Professionals" in Seattle area.

The William Morris Society US. "I can no longer sum up John Ruskin as neatly as I. .

I was a young, privateering scholar then, conducting swift, efficient raids on the legacy of one writer after another as the manuscript exhibition came together. A new book from the World's Greatest Art Series entitled William Morris has just been published with an Introduction written by our Curator Helen Elletson. Lavishly illustrated, this beautiful book brings the life, work and philosophies of the designer who pioneered the Arts and Crafts movement into the spotlight.

We've been engaged for about a month,' continued Flora, 'but it was only announced yesterday. Really, we shall hunt all the winter and go to London for the season. Just then the widowed Mrs Cecil Ackroyd came in. Uncle is going to do up Cross-stones, and give it to us to live in, and were going to pretend to farm. I am sorry to say I cannot stand Mrs Ackroyd.

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Comments:

Freighton
After reading this book I felt proud to be the daughter of one of the authors(Ed Morris) He has always inspired me and directed me in the right way. As you can see in this book that he and my uncles had a hard life and intended to use his life and the situations that came about to nourish his family. The book was one book of many biographies that I have read that you actually felt like you had lived this life. I loved the book and would recommend it to anyone to read. Of course being modest due to the fact that my dad and my uncles wrote it. I am very proud to be a Morris.
Water
It was the first time I had ever been to the hollow in the narrow valley of Aaron's Fork, about 20 miles northeast of Charleston. It was way too cold for a Florida lad, accustomed to warm, sunny Februarys. The frost-painted grass under my feet made a loud crunching sound as we walked back to where the three room plank house and pole barn had sheltered the family. Everything seemed frozen in time, like a movie set from scenes shot before color graced the screens. As a guest of one of the Morris brothers, I felt like I had a front row seat in a replaying of the first part of that movie which ran some six decades ago. While "The Roads That brought Us home" is not a PBS documentary, it easily could be one in the making. Brothers Ed, David and Roger grew up among the poorest of the poor in rural West Virginia, yet each of them would climb well above the poverty line and rise to the top of their chosen professions. Their road began in Aaron's Fork with no well or even an outdoor toilet. Drinking water was provided by a spring that bubbled out of the ground and they "did their business" behind a large rock near a creek. It was years before they got a radio and in the early years received no newspapers or magazines to learn about the "outside" world. But one by one, they left Aaron's Fork and moved into mainstream America, their mixed personalities as mixed as the country growing up with them. Brother David made a career out of drinking from the government trough of Illinois, a quiet, devoted, likeable team player who worked for a time with a man who is probably most famous for being Monica Lewinsky's lover. Brother Roger is a marathon runner who has become an accomplished sophisticate, acting as Director of Public Affairs for DuPont Pharmaceuticals and a food critic (as well as a former wine columnist) for USA Today. Brother Ed became a college English teacher and long-time editor for Billboard magazine. He is probably one of the most honest observers of the follies of the human race, a truly funny vegetarian who attaches himself to common sense in its purest form. He hates everything from religion to sports, to dancing, to small talk, to pierced ears and tattoes. Far from being self-righteous, he is his own worst critic. A fourth brother, Darrell, who was the eldest, died before this book was written, but his life was clearly influenced by the others, as was their late mother, Mary Elizabeth, whose death in 1988 drew the three together again. In "The Roads That Brought Us Home" David, Roger and Ed speak to the reader as if he or she were the fourth person in the room, listening as the grown-up boys trade memories about their separate but overlapping lives. The book is their story, but it's also yours and mine.
Painwind
This book gives a fantastic blend of humor, heritage and home spun warmth. "Family" becomes increasingly important as we progress in years and "Roads" certainly emphasizes that point in great fashion. If this book was as enjoyable to write as it was to read the authors my feel a great sense of satisfaction.

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