Brothers And Keepers, by Wideman, John Edgar
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- ISBN: 9780618509638 | 0618509631
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/26/2005
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.