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Ghost in the Music (Norton Paperback Fiction)

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At forty-eight, Bart Darling is about to perform a movie stunt that will in all likelihood kill him. Lorraine, his hillbilly girlfriend who is carrying his child, gives him an ultimatum: call it off or shell split. Bart summons his emotionally distant, twenty-nine-year-old son Marcel from New York to help him hold on to Lorraine. But Marcel finds himself falling for Lorraine, even as he sorts out his ambiguous feelings for Bart.

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Lorraine, his hillbilly girlfriend who is carrying his child, gives him an ultimatum: call it off or shell split. Bart summons his emotionally distant, twenty-nine-year-old son Marcel from New York to help him hold on to Lorraine. But Marcel finds himself falling for Lorraine, even as he sorts out his ambiguous feelings for Bart.

About the Author

John Treadwell Nichols moved to Taos in 1969, he felt "strung out, on edge, going down fast, and scared stiff." Outraged by the Vietnam War, depressed by New York City, uncertain about his own career as a writer (he was, at twenty-nine, the author of two acclaimed novels, The Sterile Cuckoo and The Wizard of Loneliness ), he was returning to a spiritual homeland, where he had spent one memorable summer as a teenager, and where he hoped to create a new life for himself and his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393315363
Author:
Nichols, John
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Nichols, John Treadwell
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Men's Adventure
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Series:
Norton Paperback Fiction
Publication Date:
19961117
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.04x5.36x.58 in. .50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Lorraine, his hillbilly girlfriend who is carrying his child, gives him an ultimatum: call it off or shell split. Bart summons his emotionally distant, twenty-nine-year-old son Marcel from New York to help him hold on to Lorraine. But Marcel finds himself falling for Lorraine, even as he sorts out his ambiguous feelings for Bart.
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