The Resource Black mad wheel, Josh Malerman

Black mad wheel, Josh Malerman

Label
Black mad wheel
Title
Black mad wheel
Statement of responsibility
Josh Malerman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Danes--the band known as the "Darlings of Detroit"--are washed up and desperate for inspiration, eager to once again have a number one hit. That is, until an agent from the US Army approaches them. Will they travel to an African desert and track down the source of a mysterious and malevolent sound? Under the guidance of their front man, Philip Tonka, the Danes embark on a harrowing journey through the scorching desert--a trip that takes Tonka into the heart of an ominous and twisted conspiracy. Meanwhile, in a nondescript Midwestern hospital, a nurse named Ellen tends to a patient recovering from a near-fatal accident. The circumstances that led to his injuries are mysterious--and his body heals at a remarkable rate. Ellen will do the impossible for this enigmatic patient, who reveals more about his accident with each passing day. Part Heart of Darkness, part Lost, Josh Malerman's breathtaking new novel plunges us into the depths of psychological horror, where you can't always believe everything you hear. -- Amazon.com
Summary
In musician and author Josh Malerman's second novel, the U.S. government recruits a Detroit rock band in 1957 to search for the origin of a strange and destructive sound in the Namib Desert. After the trip to Africa, band leader and pianist Philip Tonka emerges from a coma in an Iowa clinic, and he struggles to recall what happened in the desert. Malerman's knowledge of music enriches his storytelling. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Storyline
Tone
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10562254
Cataloging source
YDX
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Malerman, Josh
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Bounty hunters
  • Accident victims
  • Conspiracy
Target audience
adult
Label
Black mad wheel, Josh Malerman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957636592
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780062259684
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957636592
Label
Black mad wheel, Josh Malerman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957636592
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780062259684
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957636592

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