The Holy Book of the Beard

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Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
New American Press
Publish Date
Pages
360
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.8 X 7.99 inches | 0.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780981780276
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About the Author

Duff Brenna is the author of five novels, including The Book of Mamie (University of Iowa Press, 1989), which won the Associated Writing Programs Award. His other novels are The Holy Book of the Beard (Doubleday/Nan Talese 1996); Too Cool (Doubleday/ Nan Talese, 1998), a New York Times Notable Book; The Altar of the Body (Picador USA, 2001); and The Willow Man (Wykin de Worde, 2005). His books have been translated into German, Dutch, Finnish, Danish, and Hebrew. Brenna is a recipient of an National Endowment of the Arts grant, Milwaukee Magazine's Fiction Award for the short story Cristobell, and a Pushcart Honorable Mention for the first chapter of The Altar of the Body. His work has appeared in several magazines and literary journals, including Cream City Review, Sou'wester, the Madison Review, the Northern Review, The Nebraska Review, The Literary Review, and Web del Sol. An adolescent rebel, and self-described juvenile delinquent, Brenna is an Army veteran, whose life took a once unimagined turn for the positive due to his persistence, commitment, and love of reading and writing. A Minnesota native, Brenna once tried his hand at owning and running a Wisconsin dairy farm. He is currently a free-lance writer living in Sun City, CA.