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Brass

by Xhenet Aliu

Brass by Xhenet Aliu X
Brass by Xhenet Aliu
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  • First Published:
    Jan 2018, 304 pages

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    Jan 2019, 304 pages

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memorable debut!
Told from well constructed and alternating mother/daughter perspective, Brass is a gritty look at the working class melting pot of Waterbury, CT. Choices about family, work and sex are pieced together with lead paint, thieving liars, failing factories and missed opportunities. Don't expect escape or redemption from this debut novel, but Brass is certainly an All-American story of regeneration and seeking as the foundation of identity.
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