The Resource Festival Man: : a Novel, (ebook)

Festival Man: : a Novel, (ebook)

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Festival Man: : a Novel
Title
Festival Man:
Title remainder
a Novel
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Maverick music manager Campbell Ouiniette makes a final destructive bid for glory at the Calgary Folk Festival. Travel in the entertaining company of a man made of equal parts bullshit and inspiration, in what is ultimately a twisted panegyric to the power of strange music to change people from the inside out. At turns funny and strangely sobering, this "found memoir" is a picaresque tale of inspired, heroic deceit, incompetence, and - just possibly - triumph. Follow the flailing escapades of maverick music manager Campbell Ouiniette at the Calgary Folk Festival, as he leaves a trail of empty liquor bottles, cigarette butts, bruised egos, and obliterated relationships behind him. His top headlining act has abandoned him for the Big Time. In a fit of self-delusion or pure genius (or perhaps a bit of both), Ouiniette devises an intricate scam, a last hurrah in an attempt to redeem himself in the eyes of his girlfriend, the music industry, and the rest of the world. He reveals his path of destruction in his own transparently self-justifying, explosive, profane words, with digressions into the Edmonton hardcore punk rock scene, the Yugoslavian Civil War, and other epicentres of chaos
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Berner, Geoff
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Music trade
  • Rock music
  • Electronic books
  • Calgary (Alta.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Festival Man: : a Novel, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459707269
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795126
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795126
System control number
MWT11795126
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Festival Man: : a Novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459707269
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795126
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795126
System control number
MWT11795126
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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