Brothers

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Hyperion, Oct 13, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 144 pages
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From some of the worlds most recognized faces, including the Clintons, the Kennedys, the Scorsese's, and the Dalai Lama, to those who are remarkable only in their ordinariness, these timeless photos capture brothers from all walks of life, politicians, businessmen, athletes, actors, and artists, in their most intimate moments. A unique and compelling exploration of love and friendship, rivalry and intimacy, Brothers is certain to become a perennial favourite.

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Tobias Wolff was born in Birmingham, Alabama on June 19, 1945. He served in the military as a paratrooper during the Vietnam War. He received a B.A. in 1972 and a M.A. in 1975 from the University of Oxford and a M.A. in 1978 from Stanford University. He held faculty positions at Stanford University, Goddard College, Arizona State University, and Syracuse University. He was also a reporter for the Washington Post. His first collection of short stories, In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, won the St. Lawrence award for fiction in 1982. His other works include Back in the World, In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of a Lost War, The Night in Question, Old School, and Our Story Begins. The Barracks Thief won the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction in 1985. This Boy's Life: A Memoir won the Los Angeles Times Book prize in 1989 and was made into a 1993 film starring Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio. He also won three O. Henry Awards in 1980, 1981, and 1985 and the National Medal of Arts in 2015. He edited several anthologies of short stories including Matters of Life and Death: New American Stories, A Doctor's Visit: Short Stories by Anton Chekhov, and The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories.

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