What are the best Wendell Berry books featuring Port William?

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    #1Hannah Coulter

    Hannah Coulter

    Hannah Coulter is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about the aftermath of the Battle of Okinawa in the spring of 1945, and what the family of Nathan Coulter went through after the war. It was published by Shoemaker & Hoard in 2005.

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    Kelly Vasquez
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I wanted something very specific in that it had to be a book by Wendell Berry, and also feature Port William. This is both of those things, so I'm pretty happy. It's a really interesting book to read as well."
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    #2A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William Membership

    A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William Membership

    A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William Membership is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is a collection of twenty stories of the people living in the charming Port William by the Kentucky River. It was published by Counterpoint in 2012.

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    Kevin Fang
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This is just okay, I'm no the biggest fan and there are way better stories out there."
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    #3Two More Stories of the Port William Membership

    Two More Stories of the Port William Membership

    Two More Stories of the Port William Membership is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about two stories of rural life which celebrates the beauty and vibrance of the land with the turnign of the seasons. It was published by Gnomon Press in 1997.

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    Sarah Gutierrez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Very beautifully written. If you love the Port William books, these two stories will brighten you day with Wendell Berry's unique style. Trust me, you need these two stories in your library."
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    #4The Memory of Old Jack

    The Memory of Old Jack

    The Memory of Old Jack is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about Old Jack Beechum, a retired farmer, who recalls his earlier years in September of 1952, and how the land once was. It was published by Counterpoint in 1999.

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    Kelly Wilson
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This book is one of the best Wendell Berry Books featuring Port William. The Memory of Old Jack is a great read which will take you down the path of dementia and death. It is a great book for those that are going through a similar situation with someone they love. The writing is beautiful and the characters are well developed."
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    #5Three Short Novels

    Three Short Novels

    Three Short Novels is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is a compilation of three of the shorter books ever written by the author. This includes: Nathan Coulter, Remembering, and A World Lost. It was published by Counterpoint in 2003.

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    Randy West
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Three Short Novels is a good book by Wendell Berry. The Three Short Novels unfortunately doesn't contain Port William together. "
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    #6The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William Membership

    The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William Membership

    The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William Membership is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about six members of Port William and how their stories intertwine leading up to the Depression. It was published by North Point Press in 1989.

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    Esteban Lozano
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This is an excellent solution to your topic. This is a nice collection of six stories and will be a great read for fans of Wendlell Berry."
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    #7Watch with Me

    Watch with Me

    Watch with Me is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is a collection of seven interrelated stories of the people of Port William and how each one relates to his neighbor in unique ways. It was published by Pantheon Books in 1995.

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    Samantha Simpson
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is a book about the lives of 7 unrelated people of Port William. It's an interesting book that will suck you into the stories. I recommend."
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    #8Remembering

    Remembering

    Remembering is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about the power of the mind and memory and how Andy Catlett, a farmer with amnesia, has memories of Port William and his home. It was published by Counterpoint in 2008.

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    Deborah Brewer
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "It's a hard story to follow. If you enjoy philosophical books this is for you but it was a bit much for me."
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    #9A World Lost

    A World Lost

    A World Lost is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about Andy Catlett during the turmoil of World War II in the summer of 1944, and what his reaction was in that point in his nine-year-old life. It was published by Counterpoint in 2008.

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    Paul Holland
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "A World Lost is a gripping tale of a youthful's reaction to WW2. There is so much going on and it does give a believable tale as what could possibly go on."
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    #10Fidelity

    Fidelity

    Fidelity: Five Stories is a fiction book by Wendell Berry. It is about Port William's farmlands and hamlets, as well as his unique and fierce individuals whom all stand out and who all stand together for their town. It was published by Pantheon in 1993.

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    Judy Cox
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "My mother loves Wendell Berry, and she bought this book for me as a gift. I really like the setting of Port William, all the characters are so colorful and the town is really well described. I love being able to see the town from so many different perspectives. I found the book really uplifting, and I felt ready for action after I finished it."

Summary

Best What are the best Wendell Berry books featuring Port William
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Hannah CoulterBooks 36 Paid
2A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William MembershipBooks 31 Paid
3Two More Stories of the Port William Membership Books 30 Paid
4The Memory of Old Jack Books 27 Paid
5Three Short NovelsBooks 26 Paid
6The Wild Birds: Six Stories of the Port William MembershipBooks 23 Paid
7Watch with MeBooks 21 Paid
8RememberingBooks 19 Paid
9A World LostBooks 11 Paid
10FidelityBooks 10 Paid
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