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The Resource Destroy all monsters : the last rock novel, Jeff Jackson

Destroy all monsters : the last rock novel, Jeff Jackson

Label
Destroy all monsters : the last rock novel
Title
Destroy all monsters
Title remainder
the last rock novel
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Jackson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At some point, I began to think of it as an ancient folk tale. It's fine work, with a kind of scattered narrative set within a tight frame. Fast-moving throughout--fragile characters who suggest a bleak inner world made in their own collective image." --Don DeLillo An epidemic of violence is sweeping the country: musicians are being murdered onstage in the middle of their sets by members of their audience. Are these random copycat killings, or is something more sinister at work? Has music itself become corrupted in a culture where everything is available, everybody is a "creative," and attention spans have dwindled to nothing? With its cast of ambitious bands, yearning fans, and enigmatic killers, Destroy All Monsters tells a haunted and romantic story of overdue endings and unlikely beginnings that will resonate with anybody who's ever loved rock and roll. Like a classic vinyl single, Destroy All Monsters has two sides, which can be read in either order. At the heart of Side A, "My Dark Ages," is Xenie, a young woman who is repulsed by the violence of the epidemic but who still finds herself drawn deeper into the mystery. Side B, "Kill City," follows an alternate history, featuring familiar characters in surprising roles, and burrows deeper into the methods and motivations of the murderers. "Surges with new-century anxiety and paranoia . . . A clear-eyed, stone-cold vision of what's to come." --Ben Marcus "Jeff Jackson is one of contemporary American fiction's most sterling and gifted new masters. Destroy All Monsters . . . is a wonder to behold." --Dennis Cooper
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971 July 16-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Jeff
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Musicians
  • Rock musicians
  • Rock concerts
  • Rock music
Label
Destroy all monsters : the last rock novel, Jeff Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Pagination split between 2 flipped halves of volume
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Side A:
  • My dark ages
  • Side B:
  • Kill City
Control code
on1019921434
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (254, 105 pages)
Isbn
9780374537661
Lccn
2018011509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0022045779
  • (OCoLC)1019921434
Label
Destroy all monsters : the last rock novel, Jeff Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Pagination split between 2 flipped halves of volume
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Side A:
  • My dark ages
  • Side B:
  • Kill City
Control code
on1019921434
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (254, 105 pages)
Isbn
9780374537661
Lccn
2018011509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0022045779
  • (OCoLC)1019921434

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