The World-ending Fire

The World-ending Fire

The Essential Wendell Berry

Book - 2018
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"The writings gathered in The World-Ending Fire are the unique product of a life spent farming the fields of rural Kentucky with mules and horses, and of the rich, intimate knowledge of the land cultivated by this work. These are essays written in defiance of the false call to progress and in defense of local landscapes, essays that celebrate our cultural heritage, our history, and our home. With grace and conviction, Wendell Berry shows that we simply cannot afford to succumb to the mass-produced madness that drives our global economy--the natural world will not survive it. Yet he also shares with us a vision of consolation and of hope. We may be locked in an uneven struggle, but we can and must begin to treat our land, our neighbors, and ourselves with respect and care. As Berry urges, we must abandon arrogance and stand in awe."
Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Counterpoint,, 2018.
Edition: First Counterpoint edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781640090286
1640090282
Branch Call Number: 818.5409 BE
Characteristics: x, 351 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kingsnorth, Paul 1972-

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