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The Resource Collected novels & poems : Train whistle guitar ; The spyglass tree ; The seven league boots ; The magic keys ; Poems, Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors

Collected novels & poems : Train whistle guitar ; The spyglass tree ; The seven league boots ; The magic keys ; Poems, Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors

Label
Collected novels & poems : Train whistle guitar ; The spyglass tree ; The seven league boots ; The magic keys ; Poems
Title
Collected novels & poems
Title remainder
Train whistle guitar ; The spyglass tree ; The seven league boots ; The magic keys ; Poems
Statement of responsibility
Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors
Title variation
  • Albert Murray
  • Collected novels and poems
  • Albert Murray
Title variation remainder
Collected novels & poems
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Albert Murray (1916-2013) was one of the most provocative and original American thinkers of the twentieth century, writing with equal grace and power as an essayist and novelist."--Page 4 of cover
  • Train whistle guitar: His schoolteacher, the barber, older girls, and a train-hopping musician teach Scooter just about all he needs to know in Gasoline Point, Alabama, during the 1920s
  • The spyglass tree: The growing up days of Scooter from boyhood to manhood into college
  • The seven league boots: Scooter, aka Schoolboy, a bass player so named because he has a college degree, plucks and bows his way across the country with a famous jazz band, and onto Europe
  • The magic keys: Growing up brilliant and curious in Alabama, Scooter was told he was destined for greatness. Now newly married and a graduate student in humanities at New York University, he goes about discovering just what he is destined to be great at. Anchored by Eunice, his "Mrs. Me," Scooter makes the rounds of Manhattan's libraries, jazz hangouts, galleries, skyscrapers, and endlessly fascinating streets, meeting the people who will help him find his way
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NHP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murray, Albert
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.U764
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gates, Henry Louis
Series statement
The Library of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American teenage boys
  • African American musicians
  • Jazz musicians
  • Alabama
  • Southern States
  • American literature
  • American fiction
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American fiction
  • Musical fiction
  • Authors, Black
Target audience
adult
Label
Collected novels & poems : Train whistle guitar ; The spyglass tree ; The seven league boots ; The magic keys ; Poems, Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 940-977)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Train whistle guitar (1974) -- The spyglass tree (1991). Bench marks ; The briarpatch -- The seven league boots (1995). The apprentice ; The journeyman ; The craftsman -- The magic keys (2005) -- Conjugations and reiterations : [poems] (2001). Aubades : epic exits and other twelve bar riffs ; Landscape with figures ; Fable in the fabric ; Profiles ; Gospel reverberations -- Other poems -- Appendix. The Luzana cholly kick -- Manifest Destiny U.S.A. -- Chronology
Control code
on1022282692
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
977 pages
Lccn
2017939511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Label
Collected novels & poems : Train whistle guitar ; The spyglass tree ; The seven league boots ; The magic keys ; Poems, Albert Murray ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Paul Devlin, editors
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 940-977)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Train whistle guitar (1974) -- The spyglass tree (1991). Bench marks ; The briarpatch -- The seven league boots (1995). The apprentice ; The journeyman ; The craftsman -- The magic keys (2005) -- Conjugations and reiterations : [poems] (2001). Aubades : epic exits and other twelve bar riffs ; Landscape with figures ; Fable in the fabric ; Profiles ; Gospel reverberations -- Other poems -- Appendix. The Luzana cholly kick -- Manifest Destiny U.S.A. -- Chronology
Control code
on1022282692
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
977 pages
Lccn
2017939511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps

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