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Dirty Work

Dirty Work

(1983)
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Braiden Chaney has no arms or legs. Walter James has no face. They lost them in Vietnam, along with other, more vital parts of themselves. Now, twenty-two years later, these two Mississippians -- one black, the other white -- lie in adjoining beds in a V.A. hospital. In the course of one long night they tell each other how they came to be what they are and what they can only dream of becoming. Their stories, recounted in voices as distinct and indelible as those of Faulkner, add up to the story of the war itself, and make Dirty Work the most devastating novel of its kind since Dalton Trumbo's Johnny got his gun.


 
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Used availability for Larry Brown's Dirty Work


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Hardback Editions

January 1994 : USA Hardback
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
ISBN: 0-517-11451-8 / 978-0-517-11451-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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January 1989 : USA Hardback
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
ISBN: 0-945575-20-3 / 978-0-945575-20-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
ISBN: 1-56512-563-0 / 978-1-56512-563-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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September 1990 : USA Paperback
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
ISBN: 0-679-73049-4 / 978-0-679-73049-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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July 1990 : UK Paperback
Title: Dirty Work (Penguin Originals)
Author(s): Larry Brown
ISBN: 0-14-013213-9 / 978-0-14-013213-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

2007 : USA Audio CD
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
ISBN: 1-4361-1968-5 / 978-1-4361-1968-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   

August 2004 : USA Audio edition
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

August 2004 : UK Audio edition
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Dirty Work
Author(s): Larry Brown
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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