Brown, Larry 1951-2004
Most widely held works about Larry Brown
Most widely held works by Larry Brown
Father and son : a novel by Larry Brown ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Two men square off in a Mississippi town over a woman. One is the sheriff who loves her, the other a returned convict who is father of her child, but refuses to acknowledge paternity. A five-day drama by the author of Dirty Work.
Dirty work : a novel by Larry Brown ( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 1,670 libraries worldwide
Two men who were born and raised together, fought in the Vietnam War, and were seriously injured meet again twenty-two years later in a VA hospital, where they recount their memories and form a bond with one another.
On fire by Larry Brown ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,375 libraries worldwide
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 firefighter.
Joe : a novel by Larry Brown ( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
Average guy Joe Ransom meets fifteen-year-old Gary Jones and offers him a chance at life.
Fay : a novel by Larry Brown ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Fay flees her abusive father and the migrant labor camps of her childhood and hitchhikes through Mississippi.
The rabbit factory by Larry Brown ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
A wealthy social misfit, his much-younger wife, a runaway, and a big-hearted prostitute find their lives intersecting in the wake of quirky gangster activities, strait-laced professors, and fast-and-loose police officers.
A miracle of catfish : a novel in progress by Larry Brown ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
"Set in the low hills just outside Oxford, Mississippi ... is the story of one year in the lives of four men and one little boy. ... There is Cortez Sharp, a farmer with a terrible secret and a newly dug pond he is stocking with catfish. Tommy Bright, from Arkansas, has a fish-stocking business he's all but gambled away. Cleve, a black neighbor down the road, has a daughter who's taken up with a man so unworthy he doesn't deserve to live. Little Jimmy, whose daddy gave him a go-kart, has the bad luck to have been born to that daddy, a man beyond redemption. And then there's Ursula, the mother of all catfish, who has her own secret life near the bottom of Cortez's pond."--Publisher's description.
Big bad love : stories by Larry Brown ( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Facing the music : stories by Larry Brown ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Billy Ray's farm : essays by Larry Brown ( Book )
9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
The author "aims for nothing short of ruthlessly capturing the truth of the geography that shaped him and his art [and] ... what it's like to be constantly compared with William Faulkner, a writer with whom he shares the undeniable inspiration of the Mississippi land."--Jacket.
Conversations with Larry Brown by Larry Brown ( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Big bad love ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Leon is a Vietnam veteran who is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he has problems with alcohol. Yet even when Leon manages to catch up on alimony and child support payments, things in his life seem to decline further, until a sudden tragedy catches him off guard.
Dur comme l'amour : nouvelles by Larry Brown ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'amour. Nouvelles.
The rough South of Larry Brown ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Weaves interviews of Brown and his wife, Mary Annie, with narrative adaptations of his short stories, Boy & dog, Wild thing, and Samaritans, brought vividly to the screen with performances by Will Patton, Paul Schneider, and Natalie Canerday. The result is a unique and compelling examination of the life and works of the late Oxford, Mississippi, fireman-turned-writer.
L'usine à lapins by Larry Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Au Tennessee, une dizaine de personnages paumés se croisent, se séparent et se recroisent au hasard de la vie.
Billy Ray's Farm by Larry Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sale boulot : roman by Larry Brown ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Père et fils by Larry Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Nous sommes en 1968, Glenn Davis vient d'être libéré de prison et retourne dans sa ville natale quelque part dans le Mississippi. Jugé et condamné pour homicide, Glenn est désespéré et très dangereux.
92 jours by Larry Brown ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Faire front : nouvelles by Larry Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Ensemble de nouvelles qui décrivent des personnes usées par la vie, proches de la rupture, qui tentent vainement de tenir et de faire semblant. Ces personnages ordinaires révèlent leurs douleurs intimes et l'échec de leur vie, antithèse des destins fabuleux des héros américains.
American literature Ansa, Tina McElroy Audiobooks Authors, American Bildungsromans Biography Brown, Larry,--1951-2004 Butler, Robert Olen Children of migrant laborers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Domestic fiction Edgerton, Clyde,--1944- Ex-convicts Farm life Fatherhood Fathers and sons Fiction Fire fighters Gibbons, Kaye,--1960- Gurganus, Allan,--1947- Hitchhiking Homes Humphreys, Josephine Intellectual life Interviews Kenan, Randall Ketchin, Susan Literature Love stories Manners and customs McCorkle, Jill,--1958- McLaurin, Tim Mississippi Mississippi--Oxford Region Novelists, American Poor Psychological fiction Ravenel, Shannon Rural conditions Sanders, Dori,--1934- Short stories Smith, Lee,--1944- Southern States Teenage girls Tennessee--Memphis United States Veterans Vietnam War (1961-1975) Wade, Brent,--1959- Working class