Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir

Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir

By:  John Edgar Wideman

A haunting portrait of lives arriving at different destinies, Brothers and Keepers is John Edgar Wideman’s seminal memoir about two brothers — one an award-winning novelist, the other a fugitive wanted for robbery and murder. Wideman recalls the capture of his younger brother Robby, details the subsequent trials that resulted in a sentence of life in prison, and provides vivid views of the American prison system.
A gripping, unsettling account, Brothers and Keepers weighs the bonds of blood, tenderness, and guilt that connect Wideman to his brother and measures the distance that lies between them.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618509638

  • ISBN-10: 0618509631

  • Pages: 272

  • Price: $15.95

  • Publication Date: 01/26/2005

  • Carton Quantity: 24

John Edgar Wideman
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John Edgar Wideman

JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the award-winning Brothers and Keepers, Philadelphia Fire, and the story collection God's Gym. He is the recipient of two PEN/ Faulkner Awards and has been nominated for the National Book Award.
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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618509638

  • ISBN-10: 0618509631

  • Pages: 272

  • Price: $15.95

  • Publication Date: 01/26/2005

  • Carton Quantity: 24

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