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The night train : a novel

Author: Clyde Edgerton
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Fiction   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1963, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him. Meanwhile, Dwayne's forbidden black friend Larry, aspiring to play piano like Thelonius Monk, apprentices to a jazz musician called the Bleeder. A mutual passion for music help Dwayne and Larry as they try to achieve their dreams.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edgerton, Clyde.
Night train.
New York : Little Brown and Co., 2011
(DLC) 2010041546
(OCoLC)668192485
Material Type: Document, Fiction
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clyde Edgerton
ISBN: 9780316117593 0316117595
OCLC Number: 668192485
Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Clyde Edgerton.

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Two teenagers from opposite sides of the tracks fuel the latest from the southern master known for his 'achingly poignant and ripsnortingly funny' novels. (Raleigh News & Observer)  Read more...

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"The delightfulness of the opening scene sets the stage for this novel's key elements....Edgerton frames his sensitive new novel around the unlikely and disapproved-of friendship between Larry, the Read more...

 
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