** Enjoy the first chapter of this acclaimed novel! **
From the simple setting of his own barber shop, Jayber Crow--orphan, seminarian, and native of Port William--recalls his life and the life of his community as it spends itself in the middle of the twentieth century. Surrounded by his friends and neighbors, he is both participant and witness as the community attempts to transcend its own decline. Meanwhile, Jayber learns the art of devotion and that a faithful love is its own reward.
"The celebrated novelist and poet returns to Port William, Kentucky, to tell the story of Jayber Crow, town barber... wonderfully performed by the talented Paul Michael." - Audiofile Magazine
"Wendell Berry's novel is by turns funny, poignant, and thought-provoking. The performance in this audiobook by Paul Michael is wonderfully done and brings the different characters to life." - Jonathan
"[A] poignant southern masterpiece brought to life with a lively reading by Paul Michael. Sometimes hilarious, always insightful, this is a gem of a story!" - Antonina