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The adventures of Delbert : a literary miscellany / Delbert Blanton.

Blanton, Delbert, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette IND FIC BLA (Text) 31951004108277 Main Floor - New Donations Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781490426136
  • Physical Description: 583 pages : map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Charleston, S.C. : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform , 2013.

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Summary, etc.: "Delbert Blanton is a very talented writer who has some interesting stories and interesting ideas. However, he is also an idiot, a binge-alcoholic who sometimes sleeps beneath the McCann Street Bridge in Kokomo, Indiana. Sometimes a person can be smart in one area but stupid in another, like a brilliant musician who is addicted to drugs. Well, this is the situation with Delbert. “The Adventures of Delbert” is a great book, but the author is a man with many issues, the bottle being his most conspicuous and most troublesome. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a drunk. Hunter S. Thompson was a drunk. Jack Kerouac was a drunk. Charles Bukowski was a drunk. Edgar Allen Poe was a drunk. There are many worse things a man can be: a rapist, a murder, a crooked hedge-fund manager who steals money from a working-man’s pension. So, Delbert has “good” company. If only TAOD would become as popular as, “The Great Gatsby,” then Delbert could drink Bordeaux wine nightly. (Update: Delbert has been sober since May 3, 2013, the night he was ambushed by three young punks outside of Big Daddy’s Show Club on Kokomo’s north side.)" -- Amazon.com
Subject: Blanton, Delbert > Fiction.
Kokomo, IN > Fiction.
Indiana > Fiction.

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