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by Larry Brown
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446394386, Paperback)Hailed as an important voice in contemporary American literary fiction, Larry Brown is the critically acclaimed author of the antiwar novel Dirty Work and the short story collection Big Bad Love. In Joe, an unfulfilled 50-year-old and a desperate 15-year-old team up and follow a twisting map to redemption--or ruin--in this "raw and gritty" (Kirkus Reviews) Southern novel.
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Joe, nearing fifty, a drinker, a gambler and a fighter, is foreman of a lumber company in the north Mississippi woods. When Gary, a fifteen year old, turns up for work Joe gives him a chance. A bond develops between them which turns their lives around.
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