That Summertime Sound by Matthew Specktor

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That Summertime Sound is the liner note to that perfect summer single and all its aching echoes, written with the gimlet eye of Jim Thompson, Kazuo Ishiguro’s sense of wonder, and a true believer’s ear for music.

About Matthew Specktor

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Matthew Specktor will receive his MFA from Warren Wilson College in July 2009. He has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow, and his work has appeared in various anthologies. His screen adaptation of Shirley Hazzard’s The Transit of Venus was recently optioned by Warner Independent. He lives in Los Angeles. This is his first novel.
Published July 21, 2009 by MTV Press. 304 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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For this California native (described by his girlfriend as "the thinkiest person" she's ever met), the town's gravitational attraction is punk band Lords of Oblivion, headed by weedy Nic Devine, who turns out to be a kind of savior and sinner both.

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