Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
October 06, 2020
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781982148751

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About the Author

John Edgar Wideman's books include, among others, American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Brothers and Keepers, Philadelphia Fire, Fatheralong, Hoop Roots, and Sent for You Yesterday. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award. He is a MacArthur Fellow and a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award for Lifetime Achievement, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. He divides his time between New York and France.

Reviews

"Brave and brilliant, an almost frightening thing to behold."
--Philadelphia Inquirer

"Powerful and disturbing... Brothers and Keepers is guaranteed to shock and sadden."
--Washington Post Book World

"A rare triumph... Mr. Wideman has succeeded brilliantly in both understanding his brother's life and coming to terms with his own."
--New York Times Book Review

"If you care at all about brotherhood and dignity and other such things, this is a must-read book."
--Denver Post

"[A] sensitive and intimate portrayal of the lives and divergent paths taken by two brothers."
--The New York Times