Devil Sent the Rain

Music and Writing in Desperate America

by Tom Piazza

On Sale: 08/23/2011

Devil Sent the Rain

Music and Writing in Desperate America

by Tom Piazza

On Sale: 08/23/2011

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About the Book

“WhateverTom Piazza writes is touched with magic." —Douglas Brinkley

Acclaimed author Tom Piazza follows hisprize-winning novel City of Refuge and the post-Katrinaclassic Why New Orleans Matters with a dynamic collection ofessays and journalism about American music and American character, in DevilSent the Rain.

“TomPiazza’s writing is filled with energy, and with tender, insightful words forthe brilliant and irascible, from Jimmy Martin to Norman Mailer. Time and timeagain, Piazza identifies the unlikely, precious connections between recentevents, art, letters, and music; through his words, these byways of popularculture provide an unexpected measure of the times.” —Elvis Costello

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Critical Praise

“Tom Piazza’s writing is filled with energy and tender, insightful words for the brilliant and irascible, from Jimmy Martin to Norman Mailer. He identifies the unlikely, precious connections between recent events, art, letters, and music; through his words, these byways of popular culture provide an unexpected measure of the times.” - Elvis Costello

“Tom Piazza’s writing pulsates with nervous electrical tension—reveals the emotions that we can’t define.” - Bob Dylan

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062008220
  • ISBN 10: 0062008226
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 08/23/2011
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price:21.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : MUSIC / General
  • BISAC2 : LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays

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