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The Magnificent Life of Gravvy Brown

4.58 of 5 stars 4.58  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 350 pages
Published September 28th 2011 by Intelligent Consulting
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I really enjoyed this book. I laughed and cried rooting for mama. She had such a hard life, but she reached her goal. I loved little Gravvy, so sad at the tragic ending. 5 Stars plus
Joey Pinkney
The Magnificent Life of Gravvy Brown by Devaughn Lilly is non stop action in a historical context. Born just before the Roaring 20s, Gravvy Brown went on the be the youngest person in Louisiana history to be executed for murder and the first person to be executed by the electric chair - just three days before his twenty-first birthday.

Set as a frame story, The Magnificent Life of Gravvy Brown is Gravvy Brown's conveyance of three generations of his family's history to a reporter looking to get h
Truly Magnificent

Gravvy Brown is the son of Annadelle Rose Brown. His mother had a rough start. Hard work and determination drove her to stardom. Rose made sure Gravvy and his brother, Bos, wanted for nothing. They grew up as equals. She revealed some secrets that changed everyone's lives. How will the truth affect this family?

Devaughn Lilly does an excellent job of taking you on a journey through the eyes of Gravvy Brown in “The Magnificent Life of Gravvy Brown.” You feel all the emotions. The
Devaughn Lily has written a wonderful story of a man on death row. The attention to details brings the reader into the life of Gravvy Brown and the choices he has made in his life. A very well written book that draws the reader in from the beginning to the end in which you feel you know the characters personally.

A page turner from the beginning to the end.
Devaughn Lilly
A wonderful look at the American mind frame and the human condition.. A fabulous read.
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