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Before his death at age 53 in 2004, Larry Brown published several compilations of short stories, five novels and the memoir "On Fire." (TheHilaryClark/Pixabay)
Before his death at age 53 in 2004, Larry Brown published several compilations of short stories, five novels and the memoir "On Fire." (TheHilaryClark/Pixabay)
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Larry Brown was a Mississippi firefighter who called writing "a curveball I never saw coming." But before his death at age 53 in 2004, he published several compilations of short stories, five novels and the memoir "On Fire."

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with New York Times columnist and literary critic Dwight Garner (@DwightGarner) about the book.

This segment aired on June 15, 2017.

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