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The Resource The Supremes sing the happy heartache blues : a novel, Edward Kelsey Moore

The Supremes sing the happy heartache blues : a novel, Edward Kelsey Moore

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The Supremes sing the happy heartache blues : a novel
Title
The Supremes sing the happy heartache blues : a novel
Statement of responsibility
Edward Kelsey Moore
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of the bestselling The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, an exuberant and poignant new novel of passions, family, and forgiveness. When a late life love affair blooms between Mr. Forrest Payne, the owner of the Pink Slipper Gentleman's Club, and Miss Beatrice Jordan, famous for stationing herself at the edge of the club's parking lot and yelling warnings of eternal damnation at the departing patrons, their wedding summons a legend to town. Mr. El Walker, the great guitar bluesman, comes home to give a command performance in Plainview, Indiana, a place he'd sworn--and for good reason--he'd never set foot in again. But El is not the only Plainview native with a hurdle to overcome. A wildly philandering husband struggles at last to prove his faithfulness to the wife he's always loved. A young transwoman lights out for show biz and Chicago to escape her father's wrath and live an authentic life. And among those in this tightly knit community who show up every Sunday after church for lunch at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, are the lifelong friends, known locally as "The Supremes"--Clarice, facing down her longing for, chance at and fear of a great career; Barbara Jean, grappling at last with the loss of a mother whose life humiliated both of them, and Odette, reaching toward her husband through an anger of his that she does not understand. Ed Moore's lively cast of characters, each of whom have surmounted serious trouble and come into love, need not learn how to survive but how, fully, to live. And they do, every one of them, serenaded by the bittersweet and unforgettable blues song El Walker plays, born of his own great loss and love"--
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Title
The Supremes sing the happy heartache blues
Creator
Summary
The late-in-life marriage of two infamous natives of an Indiana community attracts the return of a famous guitar bluesman while compelling numerous locals to resolve long-standing disputes, from a philanderer who would prove his faithfulness, to a transgender woman who would live authentically
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565233
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.O556
LC item number
S88 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Edward Kelsey Moore
The Supremes sing the happy heartache blues : a novel, Edward Kelsey Moore

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