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Dr. Brinkley's Tower.

Author: Robert Hough
Publisher: New York : House of Anansi Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Equal parts Mark Twain and Gabriel García Márquez, Robert Hough's wildly imaginative new novel takes us to 1931 and Corazon de la Fuente, a tiny Mexican border town where the only industry is a run-down brothel. Enter Dr. Romulus Brinkley and his gargantuan radio tower, built to broadcast his revolutionary goat-gland fertility operation. Fortunes in Corazon change overnight, but not all for the good. Word of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hough, Robert.
Dr. Brinkley's Tower.
New York : House of Anansi Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hough
ISBN: 9781770890527 1770890521
OCLC Number: 779828774
Description: 1 online resource (425 pages)
Contents: MAP; {Uno}; {1}; {2}; {3}; {4}; {5}; {6}; {7}; {8}; {9}; ... {Dos} ... {20}; {21}; {22}; {23}; {24}; {25}; {26}; {Tres}; {27}; {28}; {29}; {30}; {31}; {32}; {33}; {34}; {35}; {36}; {37}; {38}; {Author 's Note}; {Acknowledgements}; Questions For Discussion: Dr. Brinkley's Tower by Robert Hough.

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Equal parts Mark Twain and Gabriel García Márquez, Robert Hough's wildly imaginative new novel takes us to 1931 and Corazon de la Fuente, a tiny Mexican border town where the only industry is a run-down brothel. Enter Dr. Romulus Brinkley and his gargantuan radio tower, built to broadcast his revolutionary goat-gland fertility operation. Fortunes in Corazon change overnight, but not all for the good. Word of the new prosperity spreads, and the town is overrun by the impoverished, the desperate, and the flat-out criminal. The tower's frequencies are so powerful the whole area glows green, and t.

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