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A gay and melancholy sound

Author: Merle Miller; Nancy Pearl
Publisher: Las Vegas, NV : AmazonEncore, [2012]
Series: Book lust rediscoveries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Child prodigy Joshua Bland's life has been anything but bland. Joshua's father abandons him and his mentally imbalanced mother when he is a young boy, leaving him to be raised by a cynical, hostile, and self-doubting stepfather. When Joshua loses a national knowledge competition, his family's reaction puts him on the path to becoming a World War II veteran, bestselling author, successful producer, and absentee  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merle Miller; Nancy Pearl
ISBN: 9781612182971 1612182976
OCLC Number: 785269508
Notes: Reprint with new introduction. Previously published: New York : W. Sloane Associates, 1961.
Includes reading group guide.
Description: viii, 567 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Book lust rediscoveries.
Responsibility: by Merle Miller ; introduction by Nancy Pearl.

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"Child prodigy Joshua Bland's life has been anything but bland. Joshua's father abandons him and his mentally imbalanced mother when he is a young boy, leaving him to be raised by a cynical, hostile, and self-doubting stepfather. When Joshua loses a national knowledge competition, his family's reaction puts him on the path to becoming a World War II veteran, bestselling author, successful producer, and absentee father"--Page 4 of cover.

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