by Lewis Shiner


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Glimpses by Lewis Shiner

Ray Shackleford is trying to deal with the death of his father and the collapse of his marriage when the impossible happens. Music that no one has ever heard before begins to play from his stereo speakers.

It is only the first step on a journey that will take him to Los Angeles, London, Cozumel, and points far beyond, and bring him face to face with Jim Morrison, Brian Wilson, Jimi Hendrix-and his own mortality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596063518
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Publication date: 08/06/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lewis Shiner is the award-winning author of five novels, most recently Say Goodbye, The Laurie Moss Story. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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Glimpses 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I can¿t turn it off, turn it down, wash it off, or get it out of my head. This book has really gotten to me. Read 'Glimpses' if you love the Beatles or the Yardbirds or Hendrix or the Beach Boys (especially the Beach Boys) or the Doors or Dylan or Janis or Van Morrison or any of the great musical pioneers of that era, or any of the great musical pioneers of any era, anywhere. Read it if you are drawn to the unstable edges of human experience where reality and desire intersect. ¿Glimpses¿ is like nothing I¿ve ever read before--simple, beautiful, powerful, moving, important, unpretentious, full of hope and life, yet unafraid of the terrible costs of growth and love and change. Why aren't there more reviews here? Why don't more people know about this amazing, World Fantasy Award-winning book? Grab a copy and make the world a better place.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you love music legends, rock, artistry, fantasy, or simply well-spun fiction, then don't deprive yourself of this book. GLIMPSES will give you a true glimpse into the mind of a writer well worth remembering, and one you'll be eager to tell your friends about. This book is a mind-trip and heart-trip all in one.