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Brothers And Keepers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date January 26, 2005
Pages 242
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618509638
ISBN-10 0618509631
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
In a study that is part autobiography and part social history, the author documents the life of his younger brother, Robby, who has been imprisoned for life without parole, discussing the reasons for his own success and his brother's tragedy. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
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.


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780030617546
 
from Henry Holt & Co (March 1, 1996)
9780805033076 | details & prices | List price $22.50
About: In a study that is part autobiography and part social history, the author documents the life of his younger brother, Robby, who has been imprisoned for life without parole, discussing the reasons for his own success and his brother's tragedy
from Peter Smith Pub Inc (December 1, 1992)
9780844666037 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $21.00
About: 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.
from Holt Rinehart & Winston (October 1, 1984)
9780030617546 | details & prices | List price $15.95
About: In a study that is part autobiography and part social history, the author documents the life of his younger brother, Robby, who has been imprisoned for life without parole, discussing the reasons for his own success and his brother's tragedy
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140082678 Book cover for 9780618509638 Book cover for 9780679756941
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Mariner Books (January 26, 2005)
9780618509638 | details & prices | 242 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.95
About: In a study that is part autobiography and part social history, the author documents the life of his younger brother, Robby, who has been imprisoned for life without parole, discussing the reasons for his own success and his brother's tragedy.
from Vintage Books (September 1, 1995)
9780679756941 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $12.95
About: In a study that is part autobiography and part social history, the author documents the life of his younger brother, Robby, who has been imprisoned for life without parole, discussing the reasons for his own success and his brother's tragedy
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (November 1, 1985)
9780140082678 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $11.00
About: In a study that is part autobiography and part social history, the author documents the life of his younger brother, Robby, who has been imprisoned for life without parole, discussing the reasons for his own success and his brother's tragedy

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