The Love Song of Jonny Valentine: A Novel

The Love Song of Jonny Valentine: A Novel

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One of the most critically acclaimed books of the year, Whiting Award-winner Teddy Wayne’s second novel is “more than a scabrous sendup of American celebrity culture; it’s also a poignant portrait of one young artist’s coming of age” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)—and an enduring yet timely portrait of the American dream gone awry.

In his rave on the cover of The New York Times Book Review, Jess Walter praised Wayne’s writing for its “feats… (more)

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"The Love Song of Jonny Valentine" is a fun, highly diverting read.

With The Love Song of Jonny Valentine, Teddy Wayne has accomplished two impressive feats. He has created an alternate universe of top 40 pop whose stars, songs and trends feel instantly familiar without being derivative, and he has written a novel for adults but narrated by the consistent and heartbreaking voice of an 11-year-old pop star.

This is what makes “The Love Song” more than a scabrous sendup of American celebrity culture; it’s also a poignant portrait of one young artist’s coming of age.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Free Press (February 05, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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