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A dream about lightning bugs : a life of music and cheap lessons
A dream about lightning bugs : a life of music and cheap lessons
Folds, Ben, 1966-2019
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Ben Folds is a celebrated American singer-songwriter, beloved for songs such as "Brick," "You Don't Know Me," "Rockin' the Suburbs," and "The Luckiest," and is the former frontman of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. But Folds will be the first to tell you he's an unconventional icon, mor...
Goodwood
Goodwood
Throsby, Holly, 1978-2016
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Goodwood is a small town where everyone knows everything about everyone. It's a place where it's impossible to keep a secret. In 1992, when Jean Brown is seventeen, a terrible thing happens. Two terrible things. Rosie White, the coolest girl in town, vanishes overnight. One week later, Goodwood's...
Clear to the horizon
Clear to the horizon
Warner, Dave, 1953-2017
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In 1999 and 2000, three young women disappear from outside the Autostrada nightclub in the Perth suburb of Claremont. The knockabout Snowy Lane (City of Light) is hired as a private investigator but neither he nor the cops can find the abductor. Seventeen years on, the daughter of a wealthy minin...
The Death of Bunny Munro [electronic resource] : A Novel
The Death of Bunny Munro [electronic resource] : A Novel
Cave, Nick2009
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The Death of Bunny Munro recounts the last journey of a salesman in search of a soul. Following the suicide of his wife, Bunny, a door-to-door salesman and lothario, takes his son on a trip along the south coast of England. He is about to discover that his days are numbered. With a daring hellrid...
Diary of a Madman [electronic resource] : The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap
Diary of a Madman [electronic resource] : The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap
Jordan, Brad "Scarface"2015
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From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top—and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance.Scarface is the celebrated rapper whose hits include "On My Blo...
River of salt
River of salt
Warner, Dave, 1953-2019
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1961: Former hitman Blake Saunders flees the Philadelphia Mob for a quieter existence in a tiny coastal Australian town. Life in Coral Shoals is perfect and Blake is a new man - running a club called the Surf Shack, and playing nights there with his surf music band, The Twang. But then a young wo...
Big blue sky : a memoir
Big blue sky : a memoir
Garrett, Peter, 1953-2015
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Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives. From his idyllic childhood growing up in the northern suburbs of Sydney, to an early interest in equality and justi...
Universal harvester
Universal harvester
Darnielle, John2017
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Jeremy works at the counter of Video Hut in Nevada, Iowa. It's the 1990s, pre-DVD, and the work is predictable and familiar; he likes his boss, Sarah Jane, and it gets him out of the house, which has felt desolate and empty since his mother died six years before. But when Stephanie Parsons, a loc...
How music works
How music works
Byrne, David, 1952-2012
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MUSIC INDUSTRY. In "How Music Works," David Byrne--founder of the band Talking Heads, and one of the most original and prolific artists of our day--takes on the role of musical historian and anthropologist as he dissects how, exactly, music has been shaped through time and place. Ranging in scope...
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