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Facing the Music

Brown, Larry

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ISBN 10: 0912697911 / ISBN 13: 9780912697918
Edité par Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, 1988
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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A fresh, crisp, first edition, with a warm inscription that only Larry would do to fellow southern writer, Kaye Gibbons on the half title page. The author's first book. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 067372

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Titre : Facing the Music

Éditeur : Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill

Date d'édition : 1988

Reliure : Cloth

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Inscribed By Author

Edition : First Edition.

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Facing the Music, Larry Brown’s first book, was originally published in 1988 to wide critical acclaim. As the St. Petersburg Times review pointed out, the central theme of these ten stories “is the ageless collision of man with woman, woman with man--with the frequent introduction of that other familiar couple, drinking and violence. Most often ugly, love is nevertheless graceful, however desperate the situation.”

There’s some glare from the brutally bright light Larry Brown shines on his subjects. This is the work of a writer unafraid to gaze directly at characters challenged by crisis and pathology. But for readers who are willing to look, unblinkingly, along with the writer, there are unusual rewards.

About the Author:

Larry Brown was born in Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he lived all his life. At the age of thirty, a captain in the Oxford Fire Department, he decided to become a writer and worked toward that goal for seven years before publishing his first book, Facing the Music, a collection of stories, in 1988. With the publication of his first novel, Dirty Work, he quit the fire station in order to write fulltime. Between then and his untimely death in 2004, he published seven more books. His three grown children and his widow, Mary Annie Brown, live near Oxford.

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