Sound (Main)

Sound (Main)

By: T. M. Wolf (author)Paperback

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Description

Set on the Jersey Shore over the course of one long summer, Sound is the story of Cincy, a young man who returns, somewhat reluctantly, to his childhood town and takes up a job as a boatyard manager. The town is saturated with nostalgia and melancholy for Cincy, and as he attempts to oversee the eclectic employees at the boatyard, he struggles to find meaning in a place that seems only to offer mundanity... until one evening he meets Vera and his purpose becomes clear. A poignant love affair with an incredibly atmospheric setting, Cincy's search for meaning and his battle to get the girl are brilliantly evoked using the form of a musical score, with the reader 'hearing' the book as it is read: dialogue, thought, heartbeats and a hip-hop soundtrack are layered throughout the pages. A haunting and emotive story, enriched by a highly unusual new form, Sound rings out with simple, understated clarity. It is a wildly imaginative and inventive debut.

About Author

Tom 'T. M.' Wolf was born and grew up on the Jersey Shore. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, and his writings on music, technology, culture and law have appeared in PopMatters, Stylus, Okayplayer, the Stanford Technology Law Review, Undercover Magazine and The Foundation: A Mixtape Magazine. Sound is his first novel.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780571272273
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780571272273
  • weight: 707
  • ISBN10: 0571272274
  • edition: Main

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