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The celestial jukebox : a novel

Author: Cynthia Shearer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Shoemaker & Hoard ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel of the new deep South introduces a cast of characters who inhabit Madagascar, Mississippi--a Delta town brimming with contradictions.
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Genre/Form: Musical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Shearer
ISBN: 1593760523 9781593760526
OCLC Number: 56356221
Description: viii, 431 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introit 1 --
Six Mabone 16 --
Schottische 30 --
National Steel 42 --
Provenance 52 --
Golden Cities, Golden Towns 64 --
In the Orchard of Abandoned Dreams 76 --
Eat, or We Both Starve 85 --
Green Comet 97 --
The Wastrel 108 --
Incantation to Control Another 119 --
High John the Conqueror Root 131 --
Where Will We Spend Eternity? 138 --
Dr. Bongo's Palm Oil 146 --
Gasoline Sutra 158 --
Catfish Blues 166 --
Satan Is Real 175 --
I Am the True Vine 188 --
Money House Blessing 200 --
The Harlem Swing Club 211 --
Nocturne, with Black Escalade 226 --
Bow, Ye Lower Middle Classes 235 --
At the Cloud Nine 249 --
Still Life, with Shotgun and Oranges 263 --
Fujiyama Mama 277 --
Holy Ghost Party 290 --
Baby Elephant Walk 301 --
The Seek Function 315 --
Buy Now, Pay Later 328 --
Ceremony for the Giving of a Name 340 --
Amulet for Big Heart Confusion 352 --
In the Cities of the Caesars 366 --
Special Riders 377 --
By the Waters of Babyland 393 --
The Celestial Jukebox 403 --
The Great Atomic Power 412 --
Benedictus 421.
Responsibility: Cynthia Shearer.
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A novel of the new deep South introduces a cast of characters who inhabit Madagascar, Mississippi--a Delta town brimming with contradictions.

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