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Don't start me talkin' : a novel

Author: Tom Williams
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Curbside Splendor, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Don't Start Me Talkin' is a comedic road novel about Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, playing his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protege Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride, ' laying bare America's complicated relationship with African American identity, music, and culture, and like his hero Sonny Boy Williamson once sang, Silent Sam promises  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Road fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Williams
ISBN: 9780988480445 0988480441
OCLC Number: 833301222
Description: 204 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Good evening everybody --
Take you hand out of my pocket --
Going in your direction --
Keep it to yourself --
Don't start me talkin' --
Bring it on home --
I can't be alone --
Your funeral & my trial --
Sad to be alone --
Fattening frogs for snakes --
Eyesight to the blind --
One way out.
Other Titles: Do not start me talking
Responsibility: by Tom Williams.
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"Don't Start Me Talkin' is a comedic road novel about Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, playing his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protege Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride, ' laying bare America's complicated relationship with African American identity, music, and culture, and like his hero Sonny Boy Williamson once sang, Silent Sam promises "I'll tell everything I know""--

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