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Music of the swamp

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In Music of the Swamp, Nordan focuses his magic and imagination on a single theme -- a boy's utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father.
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"This is not merely a stellar book. It is absolute ballad put to page." —Southern Living
Lewis Nordan's fiction invents its own world—always populated by madly heroic misfits. In Music of the Swamp, he focuses his magic and imagination on a boy's utterly helpless love for his utterly hopeless father—a man who attracts bad luck like a magnet. Nordan evokes ten-year-old Sugar Mecklin's world with dazzling clarity: the smells, the tastes, and most surely the sounds of life in this peculiar, somewhat bizarre, Delta town. Sugar discovers that what his daddy says is true: "The Delta is filled up with death"; but he also finds an endless supply of hope.
An ALA Notable Book
Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Fiction Award

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subject_facet Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Mississippi -- Fiction
title_display Music of the swamp
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title_short Music of the swamp
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