Dirty Work by Larry Brown audiobook

Dirty Work

By Larry Brown
Read by  Ed Sala  and Peter Francis James

Recorded Books, Inc.
5.78 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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This gripping novel is not only one of the best books written about Vietnam; it is also one of the most powerful anti-war novels in American literature. Walter James has no face. Braiden Chaney has no arms or legs. They lost them 22 years ago, in Vietnam. Now, in the course of one long night in a V.A. hospital, these two soldiers-one black, the other white-reveal how they came to be where they are and what they can only hope to become.

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Summary

Summary

This gripping novel is not only one of the best books written about Vietnam; it is also one of the most powerful anti-war novels in American literature. Walter James has no face. Braiden Chaney has no arms or legs. They lost them 22 years ago, in Vietnam. Now, in the course of one long night in a V.A. hospital, these two soldiers-one black, the other white-reveal how they came to be where they are and what they can only hope to become.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An unforgettable, unshakable novel.” New York Times Book Review
“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

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Author

Author Bio: Larry Brown

Author Bio: Larry Brown

Larry Brown (1951–2004) was an American novelist, non-fiction, and short story writer. He won numerous awards including the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters award for fiction, the Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Award, and Mississippi’s Governor’s Award For Excellence in the Arts. He was also the first two-time winner of the Southern Book Award for Fiction.

His notable works include Dirty Work, Father and Son, Joe, and Big Bad Love. In 2013 a film adaptation of Larry Brown’s Joe was released, featuring Nicolas Cage.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 5.78
Audience: Adult
Language: English