The Resource Metal Angel, (electronic resource)

Metal Angel, (electronic resource)

Label
Metal Angel
Title
Metal Angel
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Springer
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Language
eng
Summary
A dissatisfied angel falls to Earth to pursue his long-held dream of becoming a heavy-metal rock 'n' roll god For Volos, heaven is a bore; the real action is in the world of mortals. So the restless celestial abandons the eternal realm, transforming himself into a beautiful, decadent example of the human male while keeping his wings intact, and sets out to become a rock star. Needing appropriate lyrics for his soon-to-be hit singles and having no firsthand experience with mortal emotions and concerns, Volos finds everything he needs in the personal writings of a sexually repressed wife and mother from the Bible Belt. The daughter of a tyrannical fundamentalist preacher, Angie composes poetry in secret, and she is shocked when she hears her own words on the radio. Surely a higher power is calling her to Los Angeles. But the music is leading her to a shining star who is more than a man yet less than human-a true soulmate capable of changing her world in ways she never could have imagined. Multiple award-winning fantasist Nancy Springer reinvigorates the fallen-angel trope in a delightfully inventive and thought-provoking story of a celestial being who is unhappy in the service of a distant and unapproachable God. Metal Angel is an enthralling exploration of belief, spirituality, sexual awakening, and superstardom
Summary
Volos, a fallen angel who transforms himself into a human being with wings, sets his sights on becoming a successful rock star, but a band of enemies threatens to spoil the career of the former angel. Original
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071705
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Springer, Nancy
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Fantasy fiction
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Metal Angel, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453248355
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551959
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Metal Angel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453248355
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551959
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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