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- Free Press 2003; US$ 21.99
Larry Brown's idiosyncratic and powerful Southern novels have earned him widespread critical acclaim. Now, in an ambitious narrative structure reminiscent of Robert Altman's classic film Nashville, this "true original" (Chicago Tribune) weaves together the stories of a sprawling cast of eccentric and lovable characters, each embarked on a quest... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 9.86
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 catches... 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
In his first work of nonfiction since the acclaimed On Fire , Brown aims for nothing short of ruthlessly capturing the truth of the world in which he has always lived. In the prologue to the book, he tells what it's like to be constantly compared with William Faulkner, a writer with whom he shares inspiration from the Mississippi land. The essays... 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 1994; US$ 15.95
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...
- Down East Books 2003; US$ 26.99
Larry Brown covers the pursuit of pheasants from A to Z, discussing appropriate shotguns, chokes and loads; ground tactics for hunters with and without dogs; trends in public land use and crop land management; recent shifts in bird populations and habits; and effective gun handling, just to mention a few. Particularly valuable are his strategies... more...
- Brown Publishing House 2014; US$ 13.99
Three unlikely Special Ops officers are faced with preventing a terrorist from implementing a sinister, but brilliant attack to bring America and other Western nations to their knees. If the attack is successful, the carnage will put America in the crossfire and give the terrorists the impetus to topple the nation. To counter the attack, the three... more...
- Pearson Education 2008; US$ 43.99
Java EE is the technology of choice for e-commerce applications, interactive Web sites, and Web-enabled services. Servlet and JSP technology provides the link between Web clients and server-side applications on this platform. Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages, Volume 2: Advanced Technologies, Second Edition, is the definitive guide to the advanced... more...