The Midnight Special by Richard M. Garvin
A Novel about Leadbelly

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The Midnight Special: A Novel about Leadbelly
by Edmond G. Addeo & Richard M. Garvin
 

About Richard M. Garvin

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Published August 13, 2009 by AuthorHouse. 356 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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""You are,"" a friend cautioned him, ""a King Kong sort of attraction because of your background"" and sad to say, it's exactly the King Kong aspects of the Leadbelly myth which are sensationalized here at the expense of imaginative empathy, literary craftsmanship and the whimsical, gentle good h...

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Impressively, this compelling biographical novel makes the life of the early 20th-century folk and blues musician known as Leadbelly interesting%E2%80%94even to readers who are not fans of his music%E

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Impressively, this compelling biographical novel makes the life of the early 20th-century folk and blues musician known as Leadbelly interesting—even to readers who are not fans of his music—without sugarcoating the singer's unsavory character and life.

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