[PW] question about a quote

Kevin O'Kelly rkokelly at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 14:03:00 PDT 2015


Good Lord. It never occurred to me that Morris himself would have explained
it or that it would be so easy to find.

Thank you.

On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Katherine Harper <kharper4 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Kevin,
>
> Morris explains this himself in a 1997 interview that can be read at Google
> Books: http://bit.ly/1PgZo3k. He was speaking of all the people who left
> Mississippi for other states but remained loyal to its history and customs.
>
> Kathy
>
> Katherine Harper, Ph.D.
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> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 3:30 PM, Kevin O'Kelly <rkokelly at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Willie Morris,  a Mississippian who was briefly editor of Harper's,
> > remarked that Mississippi is the only American state that has produced
> > "exiles in the European sense."
> >
> > If anyone is willing to share their opinion as to what that means, I
> would
> > like to know what you think.
> >
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