Edge, John T.
February 2008
Gourmet;Feb2008, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p70
The article focuses on the rural life of author Wendell Berry in Kentucky. Berry plows furrows behind a draft horse and tends an herd of lambs. He also raises pole beans in the summer. Berry knows good farms and finds solace in the family farm though he had earned two degrees from the University of Kentucky. He measures his success in conversations, in letters received from readers and his influence upon fellow writers. Among his writings are "The Art of the Commonplace" and "That Distant Land."


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