1 edition of Lord of misrule found in the catalog.
Lord of misrule
|Series||The Morganville vampires -- bk. 5|
|LC Classifications||MLCS 2011/42867 (P)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||244 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||2009284295|
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Jaimy Gordon's engrossing Lord of Misrule is a National Book Award winner. In the early s, horse trainer Tommy Hansel cooks up a crafty get-rich-quick scheme. But his plans go awry when everyone at the Indian Mound Downs track seems to be on to his shenanigans. Complicating matters further is Tommy's tragic love, Maggie. Immediately download the Lord of Misrule summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or .
Lord of Misrule is a darkly realistic novel about a young woman living through a year of horse racing at a half-mile track in West Virginia, while everyone's best laid schemes keep going brutally wrong. With her first novel since her acclaimed Bogeywoman (), Jaimy Gordon bears comparison to other great writers of the American demimonde, such as Nathanael West, Damon Runyon, and 5/5(4). Novem • Gordon's Lord of Misrule and Smith's Just Kids were the big winners at the National Book Awards in New York. We were there .
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Lord of Misrule is the story of the trainers, grooms, jockeys and assorted hangers on at a seedy racetrack in West Virginia. I love horse racing and so I eagerly anticipated the novel, especially after learning that it had won the National Book Award/5.
Lord of Misrule is the fifth book in The Morganville Vampire Books. The book continues on from Lord of misrule book it left off Lord of misrule book the Bishop planning to take over Morganville.
Now as a storm comes in, both natural and unnatural, not to mention the vampires acting very strangely - Michael included. Claire, Shane and Eve must try and put a stop to it/5(). Lord of Misrule is the fifth book in the Morganville Vampire series.
Picking up after the ending of book four, Claire and her friends are still dealing with the new evil vampire in town, Bishop. There's a huge uprising going on and a storm threatens the town/5. National Book Foundation > Books > Lord of Misrule. Lord of Misrule Winner, National Book Awards for Fiction.
ISBN McPherson & Co. | Jaimy Gordon. Jaimy Gordon is. Lord of Misrule, Book 5 in the Morganville Vampires series, picks up with the town of Morganville literally burning around the heads of our quartet of friends: Claire, Shane, Michael, and Eve.
Amelie, the vampire in charge of Morganville, must fight against her father, Bishop, in order to maintain control of the town, and she must rely on not 5/5(5).
The Lord of Misrule. By David Brooks. Jan. 17, ; In her book “Dancing in the Streets,” Barbara Ehrenreich argues that in the first centuries of Christianity. When Jaimy Gordon won the National Book Award for fiction last month, she prompted a profligate outburst of metaphors about dark horses.
After all, her winning book, “Lord of Misrule,” is set. Lord of Misrule, also called Abbot Of Misrule, or King Of Misrule, official of the late medieval and early Tudor period in England, who was specially appointed to manage the Christmas festivities held at court, in the houses of great noblemen, in the law schools of the Inns of Court, and in many of the colleges at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.
“Lord of Misrule is filled with memorable characters who exist on the fringe, making up a whole world. Gordon’s language is so textured that her pages seem three-dimensional.” —Los Angeles Times “I was mesmerized Lord of Misrule beautifully captures language of the racetrack”—Andrew Beyer, The Daily Racing FormBrand: McPherson & Company.
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Lord of Misrule is set in West Virginia on a fictional, lower-class racing track called Indian Mound Downs. At this racetrack, run-down, second-grade horses are frequently raced, bought and sold. Lord of Misrule Jaimy Gordon, Knopf Doubleday pp.
ISBN Summary Winner, National Book Award for Fiction. A brilliant novel that captures the dusty, dark, and beautiful world of small-time horse racing, where trainers, jockeys, grooms and grifters vie for what little luck is offered at a run-down West Virginia track.
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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due Brand: Donna Cummings. Lord of Misrule won the National Book Award for Fiction in The novel’s main characters, Tommy Hansel and his girlfriend Maggie Koderer, are the owners of four horses who initially appear at Indian Mound Downs hoping to make some fast cash.
Lord of Misrule (The Morganville Vampires #5) In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans coexist in (relatively) bloodless harmony. Then comes Bishop, the master vampire who threatens to abolish all order, revive the forces of the evil dead, and let chaos rule.
But Bishop isn't the only threat. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. New Book, New unclipped jacket, First Edition, Third Printing, 3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4 clean tight unmarked pages, book has full dark blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering on the spine, jacket has a full jacket b/w photo of a jockey trotting his horse on a race track, black and red lettering.
Just a quick note to those of you who saw that this was a sequel to Glass Houses - it is indeed in the series, but it is book number 6.
So if you were to go from Glass Houses to Lord of Misrule, there would indeed be much of the story history eluded to that would leave you frustrated and confused.
All of this makes “Lord of Misrule” a fun book to read, fun that comes not without its raw anxieties — the void at the edge of the track.
It ends, of course, in a race, a duel between. Lord of Misrule is a National Book Award winner. Reviewed by Geraldine A. Richards January / February Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer.
No fee was paid by the author for this review.5/5. LORD OF MISRULE By Jaimy Gordon McPherson & Company, $25 pages. When this intriguing novel won the prestigious National Book Award in November, it occasioned a slew of comments having to do Author: John Greenya.
Lord of Misrule edges toward some drastic final twists without ever escaping the impression that it is more of a short-story cycle than a full-fledged novel. And its texture is thick even when Ms. Gordon is at her most lighthearted.3/4(9).Maggie is college-educated but is drawn to the seamy underbelly of the track and the broken-down beauty of the horses.
Gordon structures the narrative around the four horses, the last best hope being Lord of Misrule, and she seamlessly moves the reader from one narrative consciousness to another without being manipulative or intrusive.