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In Search of Willie Morris

The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor

by Larry L. King

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Press & journalism,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Literary History And Criticism,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8820724M
    ISBN 101586484303
    ISBN 109781586484309
    OCLC/WorldCa81453382

    My Cat Spit McGee by Morris, Willie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   A special airing of Writers - Remembering Willie Morris

      "Willie Morris." The Mississippi Writers Page. Bales, Jack. Willie Morris: An Exhaustive Annotated Bibliography and a Biography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co, King, Larry L. In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor. New York: Public Affairs/Perseus Books Group, Luter, Matthew.   Willie Morris was born on Nov. 29, , in Jackson. When he was 6 his family moved to Yazoo City, a town on the edge of the Mississippi Delta, which at .

      Willie Morris () wrote many books, including North Toward Home, The Courting of Marcus Dupree, and After All, It's Only a Game. |David Rae Morris is a photojournalist who lives and works in New Orleans. His photos have appeared in Time, Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times, and many other magazines and newspapers. show more/5(58).   The Willie Morris Awards for Southern fiction have been awarded. Tiffany Quay Tyson was honored for her novel The Past Is Never (Skyhorse Publishing) and Melissa Cannon for her poem, “The Mercury Poises on the Pinnacle of Nashville’s Bygone Union Station.” Both authors were honored at a ceremony at the New York Yacht Club, where they were respectively awarded $10, and $2,


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King (not “Live”) is part celebration of the Mississippi author’s life, part lament at what couldn’t be known about him. Willie Morris has 39 books on Goodreads with ratings. Willie Morris’s most popular book is Life on the Mississippi.

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By Bren McClain. Winner. Last Ride to Graceland. By Kim Wright. Winner. The Headmaster’s Darlings. By Katherine Clark.

Winner. Long Man. By Amy Greene. Winner. Nowhere But Home. In search of Willie Morris the mercurial life of a legendary writer and editor by King, Larry L. Published by Public Affairs in New York.

King, a successful writer of novels, essays, children's books, and plays (including The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), is now working on the biography In Search of Willie Morris. A new edition of North Toward Home is not the only posthumously published Morris title.

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Willie Morris. Willie Morris () is one of Mississippi's most acclaimed writers and a former editor of Harper's. University Press of Mississippi reissued two of his works, North Toward Home and The Courting of Marcus Dupree, as well as My Mississippi, on which he collaborated with his son, the photographer David Rae Morris.

Willie Morris, American writer and editor (born Nov. 29,Jackson, Miss.—died Aug. 2,Jackson), drew on his experiences growing up in Yazoo City, Miss., to create novels that explored the warring emotions of Southerners who lived in a region haunted by an era of racial segregation and yet were gripped by a loyalty to the South and a longing for the area when they were away.

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Further Reading. Peter Applebome, New York Times (3 August ) Jack Bales, ed., Conversations with Willie Morris () Fred Brown and Jeanne McDonald, Growing Up Southern: How the South Shapes Its Writers () Larry L.

King, In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor () Teresa Nicholas, Willie: The Life of Willie Morris ()Author: Jack Bales. At the time of Marcus Dupree's birth, when Deep South racism was about to crest and shatter against the Civil Rights Movement, Willie Morris journeyed north in a circular transit peculiar to southern writers.

His memoir of those years, North Toward Home, became a modern classic.5/5(1). Author of "The One-Eyed Man," "In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor," and "Confessions of a White Racist," a startling autobiographical work about the impossibility of expunging the racist bias ingrained him as a boy, published in 67 pins.

The book My Mississippi was written by Willie Morris and his son, David Rae Morris, took the photographs for the book. This father and son collaboration brings Mississippi to life and captures every sight and sound of the state. Willie Morris’s part of the book describes the land, the people, and the history of Mississippi.The Willie Morris Awards for Southern Writing are named for the late author, Willie Morris, in the spirit of his words, “hope for belonging, for belief in a people’s better nature, for steadfastness against all that is hollow or crass or rootless or destructive.”.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Willie Morris books online.

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