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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

January 6th, 2002

American novelist Wright Morris (The Field of Vision, 1956) is born in 1910 in Central City, Neb.

Wright Morris, b. January 6, 1910, d. 1998

morriswrightIn a career that spanned almost fifty years, Morris produced several dozen novels, many books of photography, and a collection of short stories. All of his work is remarkable for its sense of place and its wise, unhurried narrative command. He won the National Book Award and was a finalist three other times.

Suggested Reading Novels The Man Who Was There, 1945. The Huge Season, 1954. The Field of Vision, 1956. Love Among the Cannibals, 1957. Ceremony in Lone Tree, 1960. Fire Sermon, 1971. Photography The Inhabitants, 1946. The Home Place, 1948. God’s Country and My People, 1968. Memoirs A Life, 1973. Time Pieces: Photographs, Writing and Memory, 1989.

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