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The Horn

The Horn

Paperback Precursores Language: Spanish

By (author) John Clellon Holmes, Translated by Daniel Ortiz Peñate

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  • Publisher: Editorial Escalera
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 208mm x 18mm | 322g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN 10: 8493836346
  • ISBN 13: 9788493836344

Product description

After being out-played for the first time by a younger saxophone player, Edgar Pool sets out to stumble through New York for the last time. As his friends and lovers search for him, they remember his life and try to discover the truth behind his brilliant and tragic career. "The Horn" is a bright evocation of the world of jazz and a vivid memorial to the musicians who created it. "Luego de ser superado por primera vez por un saxofonista mas joven, Edgar Pool sale a dar tumbos por Nueva York por ultima vez. Mientras sus amigos y amantes lo buscan, recuerdan su vida e intentan descubrir la verdad sobre su brillante y tragica carrera. "The Horn "es una brillante evocacion del mundo del jazz y una viva conmemoracion de los musicos que lo crearon."

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John Clellon Holmes was a Beat author and poet, as well as a professor. A close friend of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Neal Cassady, he is credited with writing the first Beat novel, "Go."