In North Toward Home, Morris vividly recalls the South of his childhood with all of its cruelty, grace, and foibles intact.Â Â He chronicles desegregation and the rise of Lyndon Johnson in Texas in the 50s and 60s, and New York in the 1960s, where he became the controversial editor of Harper's magazine.Â Â North Toward Home is the perceptive story of the education of an observant and intelligent young man, and a gifted writer's keen observations of a country in transition. It is, as Walker Percy wrote, "a touching, deeply felt and memorable account of one man's pilgrimage."
About: The journalist and author offers a memoir of coming of age during a time of great cultural, social, and political change, from his Southern childhood to his time in New York during the 1960s as editor of Harper's magazine.
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