A memoir of James Brown with obituary notices and tributes of respect from public bodies by George Stillman Hillard

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Published by Priv. print. in Boston .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsCT275.B764 H3
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 138 p.
Number of Pages138
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Open LibraryOL25160067M
LC Control Number17003534

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“James Brown is one of our most accomplished writers, and this brilliant memoir is among the finest of its kind.” ––B.H. Fairchild, author of The Blue Buick "This book is a must read for any clinicians dealing with patients with substance abuse and dependency issues and also for patients and their families."5/5(17).

James Brown is the author of several novels, and the memoirs, The Los Angeles Diaries, This River, and Apology to the Young Addict (to-be-published March ). He is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Fiction Writing and the Nelson Algren Award in Short Fiction/5.

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