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The Night Train / Clyde Edgerton

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston FIC EDG (Text) 38209000863996 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316117616
  • Physical Description: 215 pages
  • Publisher: New York, NY Little Brown and Company c2011

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Summary, etc.: In 1963, at the age of seventeen, Dwayne hallston discovers James Brown adn watns to perform just like him. His band, the Amazing Rublers, studies and rehearses Brown's Live at the Apollo album in the storage room of his father's shop in their small North Carolina town. Meanwhile, Dwayne's forbidden black friend, Larry Lime-aspiring to play piano like Thelonious Monk-apprentices to a jazz musician called the Bleeder. His mother hopes music will allow him to escape the South. A dancing chicken and a mutual passion for music help Dwayne and Larry as they try to achieve their dreams and maintain their friendship, even while the world says both are impossible. In the Night Train, Edgerton's trademark hjmor reminds us of our divided national history and the way music has helped bring us together.

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