Facing the Music: Stories

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Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1988 - Manners and customs - 167 pages
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Ten stories confront the dark side of human life as characters are challenged by crisis and pathology, including how a couple faces the disfigurement of cancer in the bedroom, the rationalizations of a wife beater, or the mind of a teenage killer.

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User Review  - Polaris- - LibraryThing

A truly striking collection of disparate and desperate characters from the back lanes and dive bars, and the woodlands and cotton fields of North Mississippi. *** 1) Facing The Music - In with a bang ... Read full review

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User Review  - faulknerd_2000 - LibraryThing

The late, great Larry Brown is one of my favorite authors, and this collection of short stories is great introduction to his work. In fact, his later work may not top it. With his stark, brutal prose ... Read full review


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