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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mississippi

Subjects:

  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
  • Mississippi -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLewis Nordan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.O55 M8 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1530392M
ISBN 100945575769
LC Control Number91007777

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  In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy’s utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father--a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. Nordan evokes ten-year-old Sugar Mecklin’s world with dazzling clarity: the smells, the tastes, and most surely the sounds of life in this peculiar, somewhat bizarre, Delta : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Lewis Nordan’s fiction invents its own world--always populated by madly heroic misfits. In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy’s utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father--a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy’s utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father--a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. Nordan evokes ten-year-old Sugar Mecklin’s world with dazzling clarity: the smells, the tastes, and most surely the sounds of life in this peculiar, somewhat bizarre, Delta : Algonquin Books.   Music of the Swamp Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and cturer: Algonquin.

music of the swamp by Lewis Nordan ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 1, In Nordan's third collection (Welcome to the Arrow-Catcher Fair, ; The All-Girl Football Team, )—interrelated stories about Sugar Mecklin's enchanted 11th year—spooky memento mori haunt the child's world of the town of Arrow Catcher on the Mississippi : Lewis Nordan. Music of the Swamp Lewis Nordan, Author Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Lightning Song; . Michael Ray Fitzgerald’s Swamp Music is a wonderful tip-of-the-hat to many of North Florida’s outstanding musicians. Artists of pop, rock, blues and R&B genres are represented here in encyclopedic format. This is a great book to peruse easy to read and comprehensive/5(12). Music of the Swamp by Lewis Nordan Overview - Nordan focuses his magic and imagination on a single theme--a boy's utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father.

  The late Lewis Nordan chronicled the routine, nothing-to-see-here, folks, move-right-along world of the Mississippi Delta circa in a delightful book, Music of the Swamp. It is the world according to ten-year old Sugar Mecklin, a boy with modest ambitions and workaday musings/5(41).   Lewis Nordan’s fiction invents its own world--always populated by madly heroic misfits. In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy’s utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father--a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy’s utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father--a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. Nordan evokes ten-year-old Sugar Mecklin’s world with dazzling clarity: the smells, the tastes, and most surely the sounds of life in this peculiar, somewhat bizarre, Delta town. In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy’s utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father--a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. Nordan evokes ten-year-old 4/5(24).