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A Song Without a Melody: A novel of the '90s by Ace Boggess

A Song Without a Melody: A novel of the '90s by Ace Boggess (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Boggess, Ace

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Collin Hearst is a timid young reporter covering the Pittsburgh music scene during the early 1990s. Largely inept at dealing with other people, he hides behind characters he refers to as his routines. December Leigh, lead singer of the alternative-rock band Cancer Moon, also has ...identity issues, hiding behind more literal masks. When they get together, what follows is a whirlwind tour of sex, drugs, and self-discovery, all set against a backdrop of colorful '90s subculture and a soundtrack that Collin will hear forever in his mind. Harrowing and authentic... Boggess writes like a demented coroner cutting into living bodies. --John Van Kirk, author of Song for Chance This novel would be just as potent and vivid on film--or as a stage play or a graphic novel. Song is both philosophy and thrilling suspense--grunge-era lyrics scrawled across the pages of Camus. --Andrea Fekete, author of Waters Run Wild A Song Without a Melody is Ace Boggess at his best: lurid prose, a strong sense of place, and the heart and forward momentum that makes him a master storyteller. --Eliot Parker, author of Fragile Brilliance Ace Boggess is a freelance writer and editor living in Charleston, West Virginia. He is the author of two books of poetry: The Prisoners (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2014) and The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not Fulfilled (Highwire Press, 2003). His writing has appeared in Harvard Review, Notre Dame Review, Lumina, Mid-American Review, River Styx, North Dakota Quarterly, and hundreds of other journals. He received a fellowship from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and spent five years in a West Virginia prison. But that's another story.
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ISBN 9781988292052
Released NZ 6 Dec 2016
Publisher Hyperborea Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781988292052
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hyperborea Publishing
Imprint Hyperborea Publishing
Released 6 Dec 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Boggess, Ace
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 252
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 14mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 277g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade