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Festival man

Author: Geoff Berner; Shannon Whibbs
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At turns funny and strangely sobering, this "found memoir" is a picaresque tale of inspired, heroic deceit, incompetence, and -- just possibly -- triumph. Follow the flailing escapades of maverick music manager Campbell Ouiniette at the Calgary Folk Festival, as he leaves a trail of empty liquor bottles, cigarette butts, bruised egos, and obliterated relationships behind him. His top headlining act has abandoned him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Berner, Geoff, 1971-
Festival man.
Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2013
(CaOONL)20129086185
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Berner; Shannon Whibbs
ISBN: 9781459707245 1459707249
OCLC Number: 817579537
Notes: "Editor: Shannon Whibbs"--Title page verso.
Description: 157 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Geoff Berner.
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In this satirical send-up of the Canadian music scene, maverick band manager Campbell Ouiniette makes a final, flailing, and destructive bid for glory as he attempts to pull the ultimate scam on the  Read more...

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... Berner employs his unreliable narrator as effectively as Paul Quarrington's Whale Music, or, say, Keith Richards's Life - each of which, page for page, Berner can match with both anecdotal Read more...

 
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