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A Gay and Melancholy Sound

Miller, Merle (Book - 2012 )
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A Gay and Melancholy Sound


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"Child prodigy Joshua Bland's life has been anything but bland. Joshua's father abandons him and his mentally imbalanced mother when he is a young boy, leaving him to be raised by a cynical, hostile, and self-doubting stepfather. When Joshua loses a national knowledge competition, his family's reaction puts him on the path to becoming a World War II veteran, bestselling author, successful producer, and absentee father"--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Miller, Merle, 1919-1986
Title: A gay and melancholy sound
Publisher: Las Vegas, NV :, AmazonEncore,, [2012], c1961
Characteristics: viii, 567 p. ;,21 cm
Notes: Reprint with new introduction. Previously published: New York : W. Sloane Associates, 1961
Includes reading group guide
Summary: "Child prodigy Joshua Bland's life has been anything but bland. Joshua's father abandons him and his mentally imbalanced mother when he is a young boy, leaving him to be raised by a cynical, hostile, and self-doubting stepfather. When Joshua loses a national knowledge competition, his family's reaction puts him on the path to becoming a World War II veteran, bestselling author, successful producer, and absentee father"--P. [4] of cover.
Additional Contributors: Pearl, Nancy
ISBN: 9781612182971
1612182976
Branch Call Number: FICTION
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