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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date September 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679756941
ISBN-10 0679756949
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $12.95
§As reported by publisher
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
Amazon.com description: Product Description: As John Wideman was building a reputation as one of our finest writers, his brother Robby went from the streets of Philadelphia to a life sentence in prison for murder. As it weighs their shared bonds of blood, tenderness, and guilt, Brothers and Keepers yields an unsparing analysis of America's racial contract.

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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
 
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.
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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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