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George Anderson : notes for a love song in Imperial time

Author: Peter Dimock
Publisher: Champaign, Il : Dalkey Archive Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st ed
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For over twenty-five years, ghost-writer Theo Fales has been helping retired generals and CIA directors justify their decisions in the first-person. One day, however, hearing a song at a colleague's memorial service, Theo has a vision, sensing in the music a completely different way to live. How can he reconcile this revelation with his professional allegiance to power? Is he mad, or has history itself lost its way?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dimock
ISBN: 9781564788016 1564788016
OCLC Number: 783162810
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Peter Dimock.

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For over twenty-five years, ghost-writer Theo Fales has been helping retired generals and CIA directors justify their decisions in the first-person. One day, however, hearing a song at a colleague's memorial service, Theo has a vision, sensing in the music a completely different way to live. How can he reconcile this revelation with his professional allegiance to power? Is he mad, or has history itself lost its way?

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"Peter Dimock's A Short Rhetoric for Leaving the Family possesses the rich, intricate, and subtle patternings of the verbal lacemaker's craft. A remarkable debut." --Toni Morrison

 
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