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- Transworld 2011; US$ 11.18
Seventeen-year-old Fay escapes from her brutish family and sets off to hitch from Oxford, Mississippi, to Biloxi. Barely schooled, barely literate, Fay has never heard of the Civil War. She doesn't know that you're supposed to tip waitresses. She's never been to a movie. And most dangerously, she has no idea of the effect she has on men. She... more...
- Algonquin Books 2007; US$ 14.95
Larry Brown has been a force in American literature since taking critics by storm with his debut collection, Facing the Music , in 1988. His subsequent work?five novels, another story collection, and two books of nonfiction?continued to bring extraordinary praise and national attention to the writer New York Newsday called a "master." In November... more...
- Algonquin Books 2001; US$ 14.95
Brown will show you another America - his America - and dare you to try again to forget that it still exists. - USA Today "Brown writes like a boxer - economical, crisp, wounding." - Men's Journal "He's an ex-Marine and ex-fireman, a writer without gimmick who happens to possess a prodigious natural talentT He's one of the best we have." - Washington... more...
- Algonquin Books 2007; US$ 12.95
?An unforgettable, unshakable novel.? ?The New York Times Book Review ?The writing, the characters, and the plot are so compelling that you can't help but stay with the book until its conclusion.? ? Washington Post Book World ?There has been no antiwar novel . . . quite like Larry Brown's Dirty Work. ? ? The New York Times ?One of the... more...
- Algonquin Books 1996; US$ 12.95
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... more...
- Algonquin Books 2000; US$ 15.00
She's had no education, and you can't call what her father's been trying to give her "love." So at seventeen, Fay Jones leaves home, carrying a purse with half a pack of cigarettes and two dollar bills. She's headed for the bright lights and big times of Biloxi, and even she knows she needs help getting there. But help's... more...
- Algonquin Books 2003; US$ 15.95
"With this powerful novel of poverty-mired Mississippi... Brown comes into his own, illuminating the painful lives of his characters with compassion and eloquence." ? Publishers Weekly "Bright with pain and liquor, this raw and gritty novel ranks with the best hard-knocks, down-and-out work of Jim Thompson and Harry Crews. It's lean, mean, and... more...
- Algonquin Books 1994; US$ 17.95
On January 6, 1990, after seventeen years on the job, award-winning novelist Larry Brown quit the Oxford, Mississippi, Fire Department. With three published books to his credit and a fourth nearly finished, he made the risky decision to try life as a full-time writer. On Fire , his first work of nonfiction, looks back on his life as a full-time... more...
- Algonquin Books 1990; US$ 17.95
Larry Brown caught the rapt attention of readers and critics with the 1988 publication of Facing the Music , his prize-winning first collection of stories. The following year, his first novel, Dirty Work , won national acclaim as a work of uncompromising power and honesty. Big Bad Love , his third book, collects ten new stories. Dealing with sex,... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 14.95
Father and Son tells the story of five days following Glen Davis?s return to the small Mississippi town where he grew up. Five days. In this daring psychological thriller, these are five days you?ll never forget. Convicted and sentenced on a vehicular homicide charge, Glen is the bad seed--the haunted, angry, drunken, and dangerous son of Virgil... more...