The Magic Keys

The Magic Keys

Book - 2005
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takes him back to Alabama, Scooter discovers both the promise of everyday bliss and intimations of adventures to come."--BOOK JACKET.
destined to be great at. Anchored by Eunice, his "Mrs. Me," Scooter makes the rounds of Manhattan's libraries, jazz hangouts, galleries, skyscrapers, and endlessly fascinating streets, meeting the people who will help him find his way: dapper Taft Edison, who is setting their down-home dialect onto the pages of his novel-in-progress; Joe States, a drummer who brings old expectations to Scooter's new life; and Jewel Templeton, no longer his girl but still a believer. When his budding career
"The Magic Keys evokes the coming to maturity of one of the great characters in contemporary American literature: Scooter, the central protagonist of Albert Murray's highly acclaimed autobiographical novels Train Whistle Guitar, The Spyglass Tree, and The Seven League Boots." "Growing up brilliant and curious in Alabama, Scooter was told he was destined for greatness. Now newly married and a graduate student in humanities at New York University, he goes about discovering just what he is
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0375423532
Branch Call Number: FIC MURRAY
Characteristics: 242 p. ; 22 cm

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