|Author:||Jackie K. Cooper|
|Book title:||Back to the Garden: The Goal of the Journey|
|Category:||Biographies & Memoris|
|Rating:||4.6 / 5|
|Publisher:||Mercer University Press (March 31, 2011)|
|Other format:||txt lrf mobi rtf|
Back to the Garden: The Goal of the Journey is the sixth book in the Journey series by beloved Southern author Jackie K. Cooper. The stories in this new book, as well as those in the past books, are based on Cooper s memories of hislife in the South. each story emphasizes an event in Cooper s journey through life and builds an overall picture of a man who is trying to live a life that will get him back to the garden where he will be eternally happy as well as at peace. The stories vary in their portrayal of this everyman s ability to deal with the humorous and the dramatic events we all encounter on our journeys.Readers of these stories will find a commonality with the author as they recognize their own situations in his. This sharing of life stories is what has made Cooper s books so endearing and so popular. He writes with a sharp eye and an attuned ear in order to discover the commonplace occurrences as well as the unique situations.Cooper s quest is to be the best person he can be and his books highlight the struggles to achieve that goal. The reader will be encouraged by this book and will be entertained by it. life is a journey full of highs and lows and Cooper portrays them with accuracy and warmth.