That Old Country Music

That Old Country Music

Author: Kevin Barry

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 9781782116226

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE 'One of the best collections you'll read this year' Sunday Times 'Wild, witty stories . . . Exhilarating' Observer In this rapturous story collection we encounter a ragbag of west of Ireland characters, many on the cusp between love and catastrophe, heartbreak and epiphany, resignation and hope. These stories affirm Kevin Barry as one of the world's most accomplished and gifted writers, and show an Ireland in a condition of great flux but also as a place where older rhythms, and an older magic, somehow persist.
That Old Country Music
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Kevin Barry
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-15 - Publisher: Canongate Books

SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE 'One of the best collections you'll read this year' Sunday Times 'Wild, witty stories . . . Exhilarating' Observer In this rapturous story collection we encounter a ragbag of west of Ireland characters, many on the cusp between love and catastrophe, heartbreak
That Old Country Music
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Kevin Barry
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-08 - Publisher: Vintage Books Canada

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNAL From the author of the wildly acclaimed Night Boat to Tangier, a New York Times "Top 10" book of 2019, here are stories of contemporary Ireland: full of love (and sex), melancholy and magic, bedecked in some of the
Mountains of Music
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: John Lilly
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

From fiddle tunes to folk ballads, from banjos to blues, traditional music thrives in the remote mountains and hollers of West Virginia. For a quarter century, Goldenseal magazine has given its readers intimate access to the lives and music of folk artists from across this pivotal state. Now the best
In the Country of Country
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Nicholas Dawidoff
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-02 - Publisher: Vintage

From the author of the bestselling The Catcher Was a Spy comes an exhilarating exploration of the performers, places, and experiences which form country music--a genre which is uniquely and authentically American. 40 photos.
Singing for Themselves
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Patricia Spence Rudden
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Singing for Themselves: Essays on Women in Popular Music is a fresh look at a topic that has attracted increasing interest in recent years. In this collection, scholars from a number of disciplines look at various artists and movements and come to some new conclusions about the ways in which