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Remembering Author Larry Brown

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Remembering Author Larry Brown

Remembering Author Larry Brown

Remembering Author Larry Brown

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We remember fireman turned writer Larry Brown. He died last week. He was 53. At the age of 29, Brown decided to become an author, and taught himself fiction writing. He moved from short stories for motorcycle magazines to critically acclaimed works in literary journals to a novel, Dirty Work.