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Brothers and keepers

Author: John Edgar Wideman
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The author examines his brother's life in comparison to his own and asks himself why they are so different, one a college professor, one sentenced to life imprisonment. A haunting portrait of lives arriving at different destinies, this is the author's seminal memoir about two brothers, one an award-winning novelist, the other a fugitive wanted for robbery and murder. He recalls the capture of his younger brother  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wideman, John Edgar.
Brothers and keepers.
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1984
Named Person: John Edgar Wideman; Robert Douglas Wideman; Robert Douglas Wideman; Robert Douglas Wideman; John Edgar Wideman; John Edgar Wideman; Robert Douglas Wideman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Edgar Wideman
ISBN: 0030617545 9780030617546 0850316138 9780850316131 0850316324 9780850316322
OCLC Number: 10711584
Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Visits --
Our time --
Doing time.
Responsibility: John Edgar Wideman.


Now in paperback, this is the story of the author and his younger brother who were raised by the same parents in the same environment. Today, John is a college professor and an acclaimed novelist,  Read more...


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