Brotherly Love

Brotherly LoveLivre numérique

Pete Dexter

Editeur : Random House Publishing Group Digital

Date de parution : 04/11/2014

EAN : 9780812987355

11,90 €

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Biographie

Pete Dexter, né en 1943 dans le Michigan, vit sur une île au large de Seattle. Il a été reporter et éditorialiste en Floride et à Philadelphie avant de se consacrer à l'écriture. Il est notamment l'auteur du cultissime Paperboy, de Train, God's pocket et Un amour fraternel, disponibles chez Points.

Résumé

In the City of Brotherly Love, a car skids off the ice and ignites a chain of events that changes everything for eight-year-old Peter Flood. Peters father is a powerful man, a union boss with mob connections, but all the power in the world is useless to a grieving son. Raised by his uncle, Peter tries to distance himself from the casual brutality of the family business, gravitating instead toward a small South Philly gym. Peters cousin Michael--his brother--moves in another direction: into small-time intimidation and the trappings of a union prince. Neither, however, can outrun the logic of violence as theyre dragged into a world of bad blood and a chilling cycle of betrayal and retribution.
Praise for Brotherly Love A first-rate novel and a masterly evocation of that undercivilized and unfree America . . . The grace and confidence of [Pete Dexters] prose conveys absolute authenticity.--The New York Times Book Review Enviably artful work--carefully wrought, canny in its insights, sly in its presentation, sneaky in its revelations.--Chicago Tribune Extraordinarily poignant . . . Brotherly Love is all bulletproof prose and flinty-eyed bravissimo. . . . But the quieter, sadder aspects of the novel are its strongest points.--The Boston Globe Tautly and often exquisitely written.--Los Angeles Times

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