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Sent for You Yesterday/Brothers and Keepers

John Edgar Wideman

Sent for You Yesterday/Brothers and Keepers

by John Edgar Wideman

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Published by American Audio Prose Library .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL12031290M
    ISBN 101556441363
    ISBN 109781556441363

      Robert Wideman was sentenced to life without parole in a case that was the subject of his older brother's acclaimed memoir, "Brothers and Keepers." The book was a finalist for a National Book. Bennion, John. “The Shape of Memory in John Edgar Wideman’s Sent for Your Yesterday.” Black American Literature Forum (): Benthien, Claudia. “‘The Whiteness Underneath the Nigger:’ Albinism and Blackness in John Edgar Wideman’s Sent for You Yesterday.” Utah Foreign Language Review (): Berben-Masi.

    His nonfiction book Brothers and Keepers received a National Book Critics Circle nomination, Sent for You Yesterday. Houghton Mifflin Co., Reprint edition (Oct. ) 7. Fever: Twelve Stories. Author of books: A Glance Away (, novel) Hurry Home (, novel) The Lynchers (, novel) Hiding Place (, novel, Homewood Trilogy) Sent for You Yesterday (, novel, Homewood Trilogy) Damballah (, short stories, Homewood Trilogy) Brothers and Keepers (, nonfiction) Sent for You Yesterday (, novel) Fever (, short Born:

    Sent for You Yesterday won the P.E.N./Faulkner Award, winning over several more established writers. At this point, Wideman was drawn (by circumstance rather than choice) into the world of nonfiction after his brother, Robbie, was convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to life imprisonment. John Edgar Wideman's books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.


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Sent for You Yesterday/Brothers and Keepers by John Edgar Wideman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sent For You Yesterday is a marvel to read, not only for its eloquent exposition of urban African American culture, but also simply for the beauty of Wideman's words. If James Joyce had been born in inner city Pittsburgh instead of Dublin, his writing would most likely have sounded much like Wideman's/5(9).

Sent For You Yesterday is a marvel to read, not only for its eloquent exposition of urban African American culture, but also simply for the beauty of Wideman's words. If James Joyce had been born in inner city Pittsburgh instead of Dublin, his writing would most likely have sounded much like Wideman' by: Sent for You Yesterday is a novel by the American writer John Edgar Wideman, first published in (in New York by Avon Books, and subsequently in London by Allison and Busby, ), set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, during the by:   John Edgar Wideman's books include Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You Yesterday.

He is a MacArthur Fellow and has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice and has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.

Sent for You Yesterday won a PEN/Faulkner Award inand Philadelphia Fire received one a decade later. Fatheralong was a finalist for the National Book Award () and Brothers and Keepers 4/5(2). John Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You Yesterday.

He is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book : Sent for You Yesterday is the third volume in a series of fiction books by John Edgar Wideman.

It was published in and is preceded by the collections of short stories Damballah and The Hiding Place, both of which were published in   John Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You Yesterday.

He is 4/5(2). 20 quotes from John Edgar Wideman: 'Good writing is always about things that are important to you, things that are scary to you, things that eat you up.', 'Kids use words in ways that release hidden meanings, revel the history buried in sounds.

They haven't forgotten that words can be more than signs, that words have magic, the power to be things, to point to themselves and materialize. Brothers and Keepers by John Edgar Wideman, published inis a story about the divergent paths the author and his younger brother, Robert, took in author—ten years older than.

John Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.

John Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You Yesterday. He is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.

Get this from a library. John Edgar Wideman reads excerpts from Sent for you yesterday and Brothers and keepers.

[John Edgar Wideman; American Audio Prose Library.] -- After an introduction to his life and work, John Edgar Wideman reads excerpts from his novel Sent for you yesterday, published inand from Brothers and keepers, which explores his relationship.

A widely-celebrated writer and the winner of many literary awards, he is the first to win the International PEN/Faulkner Award twice: in for Sent for You Yesterday and in for Philadelphia Fire.

In he won the O. Henry Award for his short story "Weight", published in The Callaloo. The so-called Homewood Trilogy, an historical exploration of family and community, comprised two novels, Hiding Place () and Sent for You Yesterday (), and a collection of short stories, Damballah ().

John Edgar Wideman’s books include Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Roots and Sent for You Yesterday. He is a MacArthur Fellow and has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice and has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.

InWideman won the Prix Femina Étranger for Writing to Save a Life. Wideman is a two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, in for Sent for You Yesterday and in for Philadelphia Fire. Brothers and Keepers received a National Book Critics Circle Award nomination, and his memoir Fatheralong () was a finalist for the National Book Award.

He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts and has been an English professor at the University of Massachusetts. Brothers and Keepers Wideman is the only writer to have been awarded the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction twice-- once in for his novel Sent for You Yesterday and again in for Philadelphia Fire.

About John Edgar Wideman: J ohn Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.

Selected works by John Edgar Wideman. Sent for You Yesterday () Brothers and Keepers () Philadelphia Fire () Fatheralong () The Cattle Killing (). John Edgar Wideman 's books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You Yesterday.

He is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.OF ONE BLOOD, TWO MEN Date: November 4,Sunday, Late City Final Edition Section 7; Page 1, Column 1; Book Review Desk Byline: By Ishmael Reed Lead: BROTHERS AND KEEPERS.

By John Edgar Wideman. York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. $ While the Puritans sometimes executed their children in order to teach obedience, we today - with somewhat the same mistaken .In John Edgar Wideman and community, comprised two novels, Hiding Place () and Sent for You Yesterday (), and a collection of short stories, Damballah ().

In Brothers and Keepers (), his first nonfiction book, he contemplated the role of the black intellectual by studying his relationship with his brother, who was serving a.