Whale Music

Whale Music

Book - 1989
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Des Howell is a former rock 'n' roll star who never leaves his secluded oceanfront mansion. 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." One day, upon awakening from his usual drunken stupor, Des discovers on his sofa a young alien from the faraway universe of Toronto. This girl has made the trek to Des' hideaway because she believes in the "Whale Music" and she's crazy enough to think that Des can make a comeback hit with his mad magnum opus--

Baker & Taylor
Once the driving force behind the Howl Brothers band, Desmond Howell's plans to finish his masterpiece--the Whale Music symphony--are threatened by his brother's suicide, his mother's theft of a musical tape, and the arrival of an escapee from an institution

Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, 1989, c1954
ISBN: 9780679308683
Branch Call Number: FIC QUA
Characteristics: 213 p. ;,21 cm.


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