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This Side of Brightness: A Novel

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4 out of 5
Based on 326 Ratings and 109 Reviews

Book Description
This Side of Brightness weaves historical fact with fictional truth, creating a remarkable tale of death, racism, homelessness--and yes, love--spanning four generations. Two characters dominate Colum McCann's narrative: Treefrog, a homeless man with a dark and shameful secret, and Nathan Walker, a black man who came north in the early years of the century to work as a "sandhog," digging the su... More
Book Information
PublisherPicador USA
BindingPaperback (33 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages304
ISBN-100312421974
ISBN-13978-0312421977
Publication Date01/01/2003
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About Colum McCann (Author) : Colum McCann is a published author. Some of the published credits of Colum McCann include This Side of Brightness.
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