From Up River and for One Night Only

From Up River and for One Night Only is Kindle It took a while for me to warm up to this book but I m glad I stuck it out because once I got it I loved it Depicts the ennui o

From Up River and for One Night Only is Kindle It took a while for me to warm up to this book but I'm glad I stuck it out because once I got it, I loved it. Depicts the ennui of a small town for kids who don't fit in and the desperate measures taken to break free even for just one night. Great pop culture references and piercing social commentary. . Meet The Gorgons, The Legionnaires, Chicken Treblinka, The Statistics Meet Dee, Gordyn, Em, and Jay, indecisive members of the greatest New Wave band to ever spring from River Bend City Before they graduate from high school and flee a mill town that s seen better days, these ambitious friends two sets of siblings aim to make something from nothing as a test run for pMeet The Gorgons, The Legionnaires, Chicken Treblinka, The Statistics Meet Dee, Gordyn, Em, and Jay, indecisive members of the greatest New Wave band to ever spring from River Bend City Before they graduate from high school and flee a mill town that s seen better days, these ambitious friends two sets of siblings aim to make something from nothing as a test run for planned careers of total glamour in New York City Set between Labour Day 1980 and a Battle of the Bands contest in February 1981, From Up River and for One Night Only traces the unsure but determined steps of the gang s hopeful act of creation The darkly comic and autobiographical story memorably captures the detours, setbacks, compromises, ethical quandaries, and illicit opportunities encountered along the twisty highway to the band s fifteen and a half minutes of fame.. Bestseller Books From Up River and for One Night Only It took a while for me to warm up to this book but I'm glad I stuck it out because once I got it, I loved it. Depicts the ennui of a small town for kids who don't fit in and the desperate measures taken to break free even for just one night. Great pop culture references and piercing social commentary.

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  1. Brett Josef Grubisic teaches contemporary literature at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver He is the author of Understanding Beryl Bainbridge as well as the novel The Age of Cities He is the co author with David L Chapman of American Hunks The Muscular Male Body in Popular Culture, 1860 1970 and co editor with Andrea Cabajsky of National Plots Historical Fiction and Changing Ideas of Canada WLU Press, 2010.

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  1. It took a while for me to warm up to this book but I m glad I stuck it out because once I got it, I loved it Depicts the ennui of a small town for kids who don t fit in and the desperate measures taken to break free even for just one night Great pop culture references and piercing social commentary.


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