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Whale Music

  • 240 Pages
  • 2.68 MB
  • English
Doubleday Canada
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7438214M
ISBN 100385254857
ISBN 139780385254854

Whale Music book. Read 43 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Des Howell is a former rock ‘n’ roll star who never leaves his secluded /5.

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Awesome Independent LP CD DVD and Video Game store. Whale Music is a novel by Canadian writer Paul was first published by Doubleday Canada in The novel's central character is Desmond Howl, a reclusive former rock star who has lived in virtual seclusion from the world since the death of his brother Danny in a car accidents: Bertram Brooker, Think of the Earth ().

Canadian author Quarrington, whose King Leary (not reviewed) won the Stephen Leacock Award for humor writing inromps down the well-worn path of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll.

Protagonist Desmond Howell was once a rock superstar, but when the novel opens, he's a pound recluse in his California home, his brain scrambled through drug abuse, his soul hurting.

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Title: Whale Music Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Publisher: Random House of Canada Language: English. In his award-winning book, Whale Music, Paul Quarrington tells the story of a successful rock star turned recluse, of the path that took him there and of his current reality.

"Naked, rich and fabulously deranged, he subsists on a steady diet of whiskey, pharmaceuticals and jelly doughnuts and occasionally works on his masterpiece, Whale Music.".

Governor General's Award for Fiction for Whale Music and winner of the Stephen Leacock Award for King Leary Paul Lewis Quarrington (J – Janu ) [2] was a Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and e works: Whale Music, King Leary, The Ravine.

Get this from a library. Thousand mile song: whale music in a sea of sound. [David Rothenberg] -- Whale song is an astonishing world of sound whose existence no one suspected before the s. Its discovery has forced us to confront the possibility of alien intelligence-not.

Recommended for: music fans and survivors of the 60s. Next steps: the film Whale Music, for which Quarrington wrote the screenplay; Canadian band The Rheostatics, in particular the albums Whale Music (inspired by the book) and Music from the Motion Picture Whale Music, which is the soundtrack to the aforementioned film.

()/5(5). Here’s What Whale Songs Look Like as Sheet Music Musical notation created by a musician and a designer make whale song look almost like an alien language (NOAA Photo Library - CC-BY)Author: Marissa Fessenden. Directed by Richard J. Lewis. With Maury Chaykin, Cynthia Preston, Paul Gross, Jennifer Dale.

Shot around the breathtaking coastline of B.C.'s Howe Sound, Whale Music is the triumphant adaptation of Paul Quarringaton's Governor General's Award-winning novel about the redemption of a faded rock star through love and music.

Richard J. Lewis' exploration of the 7/10(). COVID Resources.

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Audience Reviews for Whale Music. This film was very odd. A story that I Category: Comedy, Drama, Musical & Performing Arts. Whale Music is a Canadian feature film directed by Richard J. Lewis, co-written by Lewis with Paul Quarrington, and based on Quarrington's novel of the same name.

The film tells the story of Desmond Howl, an aging, eccentric, mentally ill rock star who lives in almost total seclusion in a dilapidated seaside mansion after the death of his brother, spending all his time.

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