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“Erma Lee is a wonderful character ...It is hard to believe that Wiregrass is a first novel.” (--Anne Rivers Siddons, author of Nora, Nora )
“...truly inspiring and uplifting without ever being preachy or didactic. A real page turner with very strong characters.”- (--Lee Smith, author of The Last Girls )
"Erma Lee Jacobs is a wonderful character full of strength, vulnerability and possibility, all in equal measure. It is hard to believe that A Place Called Wiregrass is a first novel."-Anne Rivers Siddons, Author of Nora, Nora
"Having done a lot of literary work in one of the poorest counties of eastern Kentucky, I know the world of this novel. Michael Morris has captured the hardscrabble world of the marginalized and dispossessed to a 'T.' The depiction of abusive relationships is very real, as is the friendship, camaraderie, and strength among women. This novel is truly inspiring and uplifting without ever being preachy or didactic. A real page turner with very strong characters."-Lee Smith, Author of Saving Grace
"In words both simple and eloquent, Michael Morris writes of the people he knows with honesty and compassion. His style is worthy of comparisons to fellow Southern writers Larry Brown and Lee Smith."-Tim McLaurin, Author of The River Less Run
"Michael Morris is a born writer who learned his craft by living. He knows that story comes first. Try putting this one down!"-Janice Daugharty, Author of Like A Sister
"A Place Called Wiregrass is a powerful story of saving grace, cherished friendship, and gritty survival. You'll read it and cheer. This is a great book!"-Lynne Hinton, Author of Friendship Cake --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
Up until this point, I was unconvinced a male author could get straight to a woman's heart. Well done, Mr. Morris! Read morePublished 15 days ago by AllyK
A beautiful story about compassion, redemption and love.Published 4 months ago by Kimberly G. Morrison
I enjoyed the book. The characters were well drawn and the premise was plausible. I thought it got a little "preachy" towards the middle and the ending seemed a little... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Karin Thrift
A very touching book about new beginnings and mended pasts. Michael Morris does a great job of making the characters come to life.Published 10 months ago by Carol Smith
Loved this book about real people and real problem. Very uplifting showing the way God uses people to lead us to him.Published 17 months ago by Carol Ellison
This was a good book. Very southern, and so typical of how life could have been. I loved the characters. I especially liked Miss Claudia. Read morePublished 19 months ago by judy reads
Loved the story, the characters felt so real. Hard to put down! Hits every emotion - from laughter to crying.
Highly recommend. Read more
I chose this rating because this is an okay read, nothing spectacular but just a believable story about ordinary people handling life in their own way. Read morePublished on June 8, 2013 by Barbra Jackson