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Morris' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi Delta.

Willie Morris gives us a finely tuned, funny, and heartrending elegy to his friend, James Jones, whose novels From Here to Eternity and The Thin Red Line immortalized the experiences of a whole generation of World War I. .

Willie Morris gives us a finely tuned, funny, and heartrending elegy to his friend, James Jones, whose novels From Here to Eternity and The Thin Red Line immortalized the experiences of a whole generation of World War II victims and survivors.

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Willie Morris tells us that when he first met James Jones 10 years before Jones' death in 1977, "I had . Loyalty is an admirable aspect of what must have been an admirable friendship, but it is hard on the reader of this book.

Willie Morris tells us that when he first met James Jones 10 years before Jones' death in 1977, "I had read almost everything he had written, and believed From Here to Eternity, The Thin Red Line and Some Came Running three of the finest novels in American literature. So vast an overstatement of Jones' literary achievement smacks of the loyalty Morris was to come to feel for Jones, 15 years his senior.

Willie Morris gives us a finely tuned, funny, and heartrending elegy to his friend, James Jones, whose novels From Here to Eternity and The Thin Red Line. A real mans friendship. com User, January 22, 2003. This book was the basis for the excellent film "A soldiers daughter never cries". The writing is fine and gentle, Morris is a scholarly man with a deft comic touch. If you enjoyed "Legends of the Fall" you will enjoy this for different but similar reasons.

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In addition, Morris's friendship with .

In addition, Morris's friendship with . Golden Legend, wood engraving, designed by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, engraved by William Harcourt Hooper, printed by Kelmscott Press, 1892, England. Museum nos. 783-1920, . 784-1920 and . 782-1920.

James Jones: A Friendship. The Courting of Marcus Dupree. Willie Morris is the author of North Toward Home, New York Days, and two novels. Terrains of the Heart. To Anne-Clinton and Winston Groom

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2019 This beautifully designed book, brings together hundreds of Morris’s .

2019 This beautifully designed book, brings together hundreds of Morris’s designs & explores the sources that inspired them. These include William Michael Rossetti, Walter Deverell, James Collinson, John and Rosa Brett, John Lucas Tupper, and the O’Shea brothers, along with the architects Benjamin Woodward and Alfred Waterhouse. The Pre-Raphaelites and Science by John Holmes yalebooks.

Willie Morris gives us a finely tuned, funny, and heartrending elegy to his friend, James Jones, whose novels From Here to Eternity and The Thin Red Line immortalized the experiences of a whole generation of World War II victims and survivors.Morris, a former editor of Harper's and a prolific author in his own right, sketches the pivotal events of Jones's life as well as small but defining moments of intimacy and compassion. Interweaving recollections by Jones's colleagues, such as Irwin Shaw and William Styron, and his editors, Maxwell Perkins and Burroughs Mitchell, Morris spins out Jones's experiences in the wartime Pacific, his storybook marriage, his self-imposed exile in Paris, and his return to East Hampton, Long Island. He also recounts Jones's race against the clock to finish Whistle, the culmination of his World War II trilogy, which Morris himself completed after his friend's death in 1977.
JAMES JONES:A FRIENDSHIP download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Willie Morris
ISBN: 0252068378
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: University of Illinois Press (October 26, 1999)
Pages: 259 pages