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fisher king

a novel

by Paule Marshall

  • 334 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • Paris (France),
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • African American families -- Fiction.,
    • Americans -- France -- Fiction.,
    • Jazz musicians -- Fiction.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.,
    • Paris (France) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaule Marshall.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A7223 F57 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6788654M
      ISBN 101585470740
      LC Control Number00047444

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      Reading The Fisher King by Paule Marshall was like listening to the '56 Billie Holliday Concert at Carnegie Hall - complete with historical commentary between the music. It had the same pace and love of the music. Although this is a book about family, Ms. Marshall is at her best when she writes about the music: Jazz/5(5). Story of the Fisher King, The by: Richard LaGravenese, The Fisher King. by Team IS. in Compassion, Love. 0. Inspirational Stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. It begins with the king as a boy, having to spend the night alone in .

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