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Dirty Work (original 1989; edition 2007)
by Larry Brown
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0945575203, Hardcover)"A novel of the first order...gripping and virtually seamless....The writing, the characters, and the plot are so compelling that you can't help but stay with the book until its conclusion."--Washington Post Book World
"One sure way to deromanticize tomcat is to show its long-term effects. That's what Larry Brown does in this fine...first novel."--Newsweek
"Brown probes the hard luck of the down and out, the grim realities at the bottom of the scrap....His prose has a dark, horrific urgency. ...a real knockout."--Newsday
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:39:54 -0400)
Two Mississippi men, one white and the other black, were injured in Vietnam. They share memories and future plans as they recover in their hospital beds.
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