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  BookPage Interview April 2000: Larry Brown
But Brown was taking a different approach, one probably dictated by the fact that he had shipped to his publisher, that very morning, the manuscript of a new collection of essays.
Brown decided to become a writer in 1980 at the age of 29.
Brown's portrait of Fay is so complete that I felt I knew who would play her role if the novel were ever made into a movie.
www.bookpage.com /0004bp/larry_brown.html   (1009 words)

  Larry Brown (author) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Larry Brown (July 9, 1951 - November 24, 2004) was an American writer who was born and lived in Oxford, Mississippi.
Brown was the first two-time winner of the Southern Book Award for Fiction, which he won in 1992 for his novel, Joe, and again in 1997 for his novel Father and Son.
Brown was also a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, though he died before he was able to take his seat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Larry_Brown_(author)   (408 words)

 Larry Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brown moved on to the ABA and coached with the Carolina Cougars and then the Denver Rockets, who later became the NBA's Denver Nuggets in 1976, for three and a half seasons from 1975 to 1979.
Brown was also chosen as the head coach for the USA men's basketball team at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
The rumors of Larry Brown's potential career in Cleveland were dispelled when the Cavaliers publicly announced former NBA player Danny Ferry as their new top executive.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Larry_Brown   (1318 words)

 Encyclopedia: Larry Brown
Larry Brown can refer to several people: Larry Brown is the current coach of the Detroit Pistons in the NBA Larry Brown can also refer to the author.
Larry Brown's college basketball coach was Dean Smith, whose college basketball coach was Phog Allen, whose college basketball coach was inventor of basketball James Naismith.
Brown first coached in the ABA with the Carolina Cougars and then the Denver Rockets, who became the NBA's Denver Nuggets in 1976, for three and a half seasons from 1975 to 1979.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Larry-Brown   (3870 words)

 Larry Brown, Iron Bodies Gym Trainer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Larry Brown is a natural leader and teacher.
Larry began serious weight training in 1996, and quickly established himself as a competitive body builder.
Larry can empathize, because he too was overweight and out-of-shape.
www.ironbodiesgym.com /trainers/LarryBrown.html   (313 words)

 Larry Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Larry Brown (born July 9, 1951) is a U.S novelist from Oxford, Mississippi.
Brown, a 5-9 point guard, played at The University of North Carolina after playing his high school basketball in New York.
Brown won his first NBA Championship with the Detroit Pistons in 2004 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
www.wikiverse.org /larry-brown   (418 words)

 USATODAY.com - Remembering Larry Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Brown, who died Wednesday at the age of 53, after a heart attack, talked that night about one of many lessons he taught himself: Drinking and writing don't mix.
Brown is survived by three children, two grandchildren, and his wife, Mary Annie.
He was the subject of a documentary, The Rough South of Larry Brown and a visiting teacher at the University of Montana.
www.usatoday.com /life/books/news/2004-11-29-larry-brown-appreciation_x.htm   (745 words)

 Larry Brown, Mississippi writer of Dirty Work, Big Bad Love, Fay, Billy Ray's Farm, Fay, The Rabbit Factory, Facing the ...
Larry Brown died on November 24, 2004, at the age of 53 in Tula, Mississippi.
Larry Brown is one of Mississippi's newest authors and has taken his place in the limelight as a master craftsman of words, using vivid, yet simple language to paint a spectacular picture for his increasing number of readers.
Larry Brown was born in Oxford, Mississippi, on July 9, 1951, to Knox and Leona Brown, a rural farm family (Trotsky 87).
www.shs.starkville.k12.ms.us /mswm/MSWritersAndMusicians/writers/BrownLarry/LarryBrown2.html   (5113 words)

 The Mercenary - Would you let Larry Brown coach your team? By Bryan Curtis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Larry Brown's lethal opportunism, which has propelled him from team to team in 20 NBA seasons, reached a glorious nadir last Thursday.
Brown's genius, we hear again and again, is his ability to rehabilitate the NBA's lepers: the Nuggets, the Clippers, et al.
And Brown cleverly skips town while the team is still on the way up (or right before it falls apart), thus preserving his reputation as a genius and guaranteeing millions at the next stop.
slate.msn.com /id/2083842   (1010 words)

 MWP: Larry Brown (1951-2004)
One of the foremost writers in what has been dubbed “grit lit,” Larry Brown has been lauded for his graphic, raw fiction about the rural South—stories featuring characters who are ordinary and poor, and struggling with such real-life issues as marital strife, alcoholism, suicide, and the traumas of war.
Born July 9, 1951, in Oxford, Mississippi, Brown is sometimes compared to fellow Oxford resident William Faulkner because of their similar origins and education: both briefly attended the University of Mississippi (without graduating), and both learned their craft as writers in large measure by avid reading.
Brown worked in a number of jobs over the years, including carpenter, lumberjack, fence builder, carpet cleaner, housepainter, hay hauler, and store employee, but he began his writing career during his career as a firefighter, a job he held from 1973 to 1990, when he retired to write full-time.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/english/ms-writers/dir/brown_larry   (719 words)

 UNo MAS: Waiting in the Gloam: An Interview with Author Larry Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
In Larry Brown's South few things are anticipated as eagerly as the gloam -- the time just after sunset when a man can get in his car and cruise the backroad fl- top, reflecting on life.
Yet Brown is also an extremely funny man, and no matter how bleak the story he tells, his humor sweetens the bitterness, ultimately transforming his work into a testament to the ability to endure hardship (and to emerge intact, if a little scarred).
Brown's latest book[~]On Fire, his first work of non- fiction[~]chronicles his days as a firefighter, and was perhaps written to close a chapter in his life.
www.unomas.com /features/larrybrown.html   (1345 words)

 New York Daily News - Basketball - Brown accepts 'dream job' coaching Knicks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Brown was formally introduced Thursday as the new head coach of the New York Knicks, the team he grew up cheering for and the franchise he has helped made significant again.
Brown's contract was believed to be for four years with a salary of at least $8 million annually.
Brown's affinity for New York basketball is part of his love of the game, a feeling nurtured through the competitiveness he learned on the city's asphalt courts.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/basketball/story/332165p-283827c.html   (1835 words)

 ESPN.com - NBA - Done deal: Knicks to 'unveil' Brown Thursday
Brown will sit alongside team president Isiah Thomas when the Knicks introduce the 22nd coach in franchise history at a news conference Thursday at Madison Square Garden, where the buzz could be coming back after nearly a half-decade of mediocrity and malaise.
Brown's agent worked out the final details of contract language with team executives Wednesday, clearing the way for the Knicks to introduce Brown as the 22nd head coach in franchise history.
Brown also coached Kansas to an NCAA title in 1988, had stints with UCLA and the Carolina Cougars of the ABA, and led the 2004 U.S. Olympic team that finished a disappointing third.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/news/story?id=2118178   (880 words)

 USATODAY.com - Brown says health OK during Finals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
SAN ANTONIO — Larry Brown's health issues have been a focal point throughout the season and have clouded his future as coach of the Detroit Pistons.
However, Brown says the lingering effects from hip surgery in November and bladder surgery in March, which was related to the first procedure, haven't hindered his ability to coach in the NBA Finals as the defending champion Pistons try to avoid elimination in Game 6 tonight against the San Antonio Spurs.
Brown, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002, has 987 victories, No. 4 on the NBA career list, and is one of seven coaches to surpass 900 wins.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/pistons/2005-06-20-brown-health_x.htm   (761 words)

 "Larry K. Brown: Western Writer"
A fifth generation published writer, Brown earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Nebraska in 1960 before entering the U.S Air Force, where he spent the next twenty years as an Information/Public Affairs officer.
In 1986, Brown joined the staff of the American Heart Association's (AHA) national headquarters and the following year moved to Cheyenne, WY, as the Executive Director, AHA-Wyoming, Inc. He left AHA in 1993 to research and write about the West and its history.
Brown's Shoot Out the Old Year" article, which originally appeared in the July-September 1997 issue of NOLA Quarterly, was but one of only twenty-five stories selected of many written by members since the National Outlaw and Lawman Association was founded in 1974.
www.geocities.com /larrykbrown4u/larry5.htm   (524 words)

 Center on Hunger and Poverty
Larry Brown directs the Center on Hunger and Poverty at Brandeis University.
Formerly on the faculty of the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Brown served as chairman of the Physician Task Force on Hunger in America, where he led a team of nationally prominent doctors on field investigations in half of the states of the nation during the 1980's.
Brown is immediate past chair of the board of Oxfam America, and he also chaired the medical task force of USA for Africa.
www.centeronhunger.org /staff.html   (297 words)

 Larry Brown Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Larry Brown, a native of Brooklyn, NY, has been a successful college and professional basketball coach for over 30 years.
Brown began his coaching career in the ABA with the Carolina Cougars and then the Denver Nuggets and compiled a 229-107 ABA coaching record.
In the 2000-2001 season, Brown led the Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA Finals for the first time in 18 years and was named NBA Coach of the Year.
www.hoophall.com /halloffamers/brown_larry.htm   (675 words)

 Councilman Larry Brown (Official City of Las Vegas Web Site)
Larry Brown was elected to the office of Councilman, Ward 4, on June 3, 1997.
Councilman Brown was the director of Public Services for the Las Vegas Valley Water District before he was elected to the City Council.
Brown received his bachelor's degree in Government from Harvard University.
www.lasvegasnevada.gov /Government/councilman_brown.htm   (181 words)

 The Rough South of Larry Brown (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
THE ROUGH SOUTH OF LARRY BROWN is a film of extraordinary power; Hawkins was able to elicit sincere and revealing comments from both Larry and Mary Annie Brown.
Mary Annie Brown, on the other hand, makes clear how hard it was for her and her three children during the years when Brown was working with so much determination to see his work into print.
Overall, and sadly, now that Larry Brown has died, the movie provides unique insights into the writer, his family, and his work that nobody else will be able to document.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0280079   (592 words)

 HOOPSWORLD.com | NBA News and Information | powered by Basketball News Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
With the recent announcement that Larry Brown is expected to be bought out, the most important week of Isiah's Knick career is ahead of him.
Suspicious how even though Larry Brown was supposedly returning to Detroit according to his agent Joe Glass (who has to say the politically correct things), the Knicks made no scheduled moves to announce the promotion of Herb Williams.
While this doesn't mean that Larry Brown is coming to NY definitely (he still has health issues and a family), there was something in play for at least a month that would suggest otherwise.
www.hoopsworld.com /article_13431.shtml   (555 words)

 ESPN.com - NBA - Iverson, Brown settle latest spat
Brown and Iverson eventually settled their latest feud over the coach's decision to bench the starters Saturday night when the Sixers were getting blown out in Detroit.
Brown sent all the starters to the bench with 8:15 left in the third quarter and the Sixers trailing 73-50.
Since Brown was hired for the 1997-98 season, the two have argued about everything from playing time and shot selection to the dress code.
www.espn.go.com /nba/news/1999/1220/244113.html   (988 words)

 BASN Negro League Spotlight: Larry Brown, Baseball's Original "Iron Man"
While Brown was regarded as a great hitter in his day (a career.259 hitter), he had a career.308 average in the All-Star Classic.
Brown was also allegedly approached by Rogers Hornsby in a similar fashion later in his career, but again he declined.
Brown always stated that he wasn't afraid to play in the majors, but more afraid of the backlash.
www.blackathlete.net /artman/publish/article_0663.shtml   (838 words)

 FireFightingLinks.com Fallen Brothers Larry Brown
Larry suffered a heart attack while on duty at the fire station.
Larry was honored as Firefighter of the Year in 1987 and made the promotion to Captain in 1990.
Larry served 2 years in the United States Navy and he was honored at his services with both a Fire Department honor guard and a 21 gun salute by the Army National Guard.
www.firefightinglinks.com /lbrown.html   (179 words)

Brown comes to the Knicks with an honor-laden resume reflecting 33 years of head coaching experience on both the pro and college levels, capped with his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002.
Larry has been a head coach in two NBA All-Star Games, winning each time (1977 at Milwaukee, 2001 at Washington), and is an eight-time NBA Coach of the Month selection (League or Conference; most recently in February 2005 with Detroit).
Brown’s older brother Herb is also a longtime NBA and college coach, and served on Larry’s staff in Detroit.
www.nba.com /coachfile/larry_brown?nav=page   (1067 words)

 Larry Brown Books (Used, New, Out-of-Print) - Alibris
Larry Brown's memoir looks back at the life he led before he became a writer: as a full-time firefighter for 17 years in Oxford, Mississippi.
When writer Larry Brown died suddenly in 2004 at the age of fifty-three, he left behind an almost completed sixth novel that embodies all the talent and tenacity of his hard-driven life.
Larry Brown has Gathered the stories of Wyoming's hog ranches, from Mother Featherlegs' place to the Nine Mile Ranch to the Hog Ranch at Fetterman.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Brown%2C%20Larry   (1218 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Marty Burns: Final piece to coaching puzzle in reach for Brown - Tuesday June 15, 2004 1:39PM
No slouch on the bench, Detroit's Larry Brown has earned a reputation as one of the best teachers in basketball.
It will be Brown, the team's 63-year-old coach who was brought this season specifically to take the team to the next level, beyond the Eastern Conference finals it had reached under Rick Carlisle last spring.
Brown, in response, has tweaked the Zen Master by repeatedly mentioning Jackson's nine rings, at one point saying "I just hope someday I can be like that guy." At Monday's practice, Pistons assistant coach Herb Brown perhaps provided a glimpse into his brother's feelings about Jackson when he said: "Everybody knows [Larry's] a great coach.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/writers/marty_burns/06/15/brown.finals   (1107 words)

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