Shoot the Piano Player

Shoot the Piano Player

(Down There)

Book - 1987
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Once upon a time Eddie played conert piano to reverent audiences at Carnegie Hall. Now he bangs out honky-tonk for drunks in a dive in Philadelphia. But then two people walk into Eddie's life--the first promising Eddie a future, the other dragging him back into a treacherous past. Shoot the Piano Player is a bittersweet and nerve-racking exploration of different kinds of loyalty: the kind a man owes his family, no matter how bad that family is; the kind a man owes a woman; and, ultimately, the loyalty he owes himself. The result is a moody thriller that, like the best hard-boiled fiction, carries a moral depth charge.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Creative Arts, 1987
ISBN: 9780887390302
0887390307
Call Number: M Goodis D
Characteristics: xiv, 156 p. ; 18 cm

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