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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Literary
  • Language:English
  • Pages:325
  • eBook ISBN:9798350902334

Funky Town

by John Hill

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F U N K Y T O W N : It 's N e w Y o r k in 1 9 8 0 . R o b e r t E ld r id g e lies ju s t to stay in practice. But he wants to do the right thing.He's a wannabe rock'n'roller who now has to come up with a way to sell out and stay sober at the same time.
Robert Eldridge, 39, musician, hapless sell-out and wannabe rock 'n' roller, has just blown his best chance at artistic redemption: producing a new-wave band. It's May, 1980. "It's time to grovel," Robert says—time to go back to writing jingles about throbbing bladders and inflamed hemorrhoids.
About the author
John Hill has been a life-long musician, and came to writing relatively late. He's been a song writer, music producer, arranger, film and TV composer, and teacher (of film music at UCLA). His stories have been published in The Southampton Journal, The MacGuffin, Inertia, 34th Parallel, and Irish Pages, and many more. This is his first novel.