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Playing Basra

Edward Brown

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ISBN 10: 1550961136 / ISBN 13: 9781550961133
Published by Exile Editions, 2009
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Title: Playing Basra

Publisher: Exile Editions

Publication Date: 2009

Book Condition:Very Good

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Set in the urban heart of a big city, this novel follows the hilarious and tragic exploits of three well-intentioned but reckless brothers who try to survive poverty and misfortune through sheer determination. With vibrant style and engaging dialogue, this insightful narrative's portrays both lighthearted and serious issues—from joyriding and stealing bread to dealing with the disastrous consequences of army enlistment and a son's involvement in his father's accidental death. The first chapter, "Beer Bottles and Bowling Balls," was nominated for the prestigious Writer's Trust of Canada Journey Prize.

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Edward Brown is a freelance writer whose fiction has appeared in several literary journals. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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