Slumberland

Slumberland

A Novel

eBook - 2008
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Traveling to recently unified Berlin in search of a little-known avant-garde jazzman whom he believes to be a musical kindred spirit, disaffected Los Angeles DJ Darky encounters the dramatic local changes that have transpired after the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and ruminates on a range of cultural, social, and philosophical topics.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008
ISBN: 9781608196494
1608196496
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Beatty's ferociously witty and original third novel (Tuff, 2000, etc.) follows a Los Angeles DJ called Darky, who, having created a revolutionary "perfect beat," heads to late-1980s Berlin to find the obscure, incomparable jazzman known as the Schwa and get him to lay down a track over it.


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