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Free Brontosaurus (Hardcover) (David Berkeley)

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The Free Brontosaurus is a novella comprising ten interweaving stories, complete with an accompanying album of ten songs. All set in the same fictional city, at the same moment in time, minor characters in one story are major characters in another. It is a bit like Olive Kitteridge, if reimagined by Miranda July. These are gently written narratives of isolation, describing characters disconnected from home and community. The book is full of dark humor, sadness and glimmers of joy. Ultimately, the characters’ abilities to find beauty in the bizarre connect and redeem them, offering the characters (and us) hope.The book is only half of this project, though, for it also comes with a soundtrack, one song per story, written loosely from the perspective of the main character from each tale. Both the book and the album can stand alone. However, when the two are appreciated together, an unusually moving and multi-layered world is born, likely to break and heal the heart.
Number of Pages: 280
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: David Berkeley
Language: English
Street Date: October 13, 2015
TCIN: 50098187
UPC: 9781940207988
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1285
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