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The big music : (selected papers)

Author: Kirsty Gunn
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Big Music tells the story of John Sutherland of 'The Grey House', a world-famous piper who has come to the end of his life and is writing one final tune that tells the story of his family and history - one that is full of secrets and stories that up until now have always been kept private.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsty Gunn
ISBN: 9780571282333 0571282334 9780571282340 0571282342
OCLC Number: 774667271
Awards: Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2013.
Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Book of the Year 2013.
Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Fiction 2013.
Description: xvi, 471 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: First Movement: Urlar --
Second Movement: Taorluath --
Third Movement: Crunluath --
Fourth Movement: Crunluath A Mach.
Responsibility: Kirsty Gunn.
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John Sutherland of The Grey House, is dying and creating in the last days of his life a musical composition that will define it. Yet he has little idea of how his tune will echo or play out into the  Read more...

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