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The Resource Don't start me talkin' : a novel, by Tom Williams

Don't start me talkin' : a novel, by Tom Williams

Label
Don't start me talkin' : a novel
Title
Don't start me talkin'
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Williams
Title variation
Do not start me talking
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Don't Start Me Talkin' is a comedic road novel about Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, playing his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protege Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride,' laying bare America's complicated relationship with African American identity, music, and culture, and like his hero Sonny Boy Williamson once sang, Silent Sam promises "I'll tell everything I know"" --
Summary
"Don't Start Me Talkin' is a comedic road novel about Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, playing his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protege Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride,' laying bare America's complicated relationship with African American identity, music, and culture, and like his hero Sonny Boy Williamson once sang, Silent Sam promises "I'll tell everything I know"" --
Theme
Tone
Character
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10301670
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Tom
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues musicians
  • African American men
  • Concert tours
  • Apprentices
  • African American men
  • Apprentices
  • Blues musicians
  • Concert tours
Target audience
adult
Label
Don't start me talkin' : a novel, by Tom Williams
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
Contents
Good evening everybody -- Take you hand out of my pocket -- Going in your direction -- Keep it to yourself -- Don't start me talkin' -- Bring it on home -- I can't be alone -- Your funeral & my trial -- Sad to be alone -- Fattening frogs for snakes -- Eyesight to the blind -- One way out
Control code
ocn833301222
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780988480445
Lccn
2013957480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)833301222
Label
Don't start me talkin' : a novel, by Tom Williams
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Good evening everybody -- Take you hand out of my pocket -- Going in your direction -- Keep it to yourself -- Don't start me talkin' -- Bring it on home -- I can't be alone -- Your funeral & my trial -- Sad to be alone -- Fattening frogs for snakes -- Eyesight to the blind -- One way out
Control code
ocn833301222
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780988480445
Lccn
2013957480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)833301222

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