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Oh my stars : a novel
Lorna Landvik
Adult Fiction LANDVIK

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Avatar for Laura P. Laura P. said:
Good book about Violet, a misfit teenage girl during the 1930s who hooks up with a trio of musicians. Brothers Austin and Dallas and Nodak farmboy-hunk Kjel are a sensation in small clubs and roadhouses in the midwest and south. All that happens to them on the road and the years after are vintage Landvik. Bad stuff happens but some pretty good stuff also. To anticipate the bad and fear it, interferes with enjoyment of the good. Love life, it’s short but glorious.
posted Mar 19, 2012 at 2:46PM
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main characters Violet Mathers
Female
Age: 18
Shy
Homely; mother abandoned the family; her father hates her; had an accident that cost her an arm; travels from her Kentucky hometown to the Golden Gate Bridge which she plans on jumping off; her bus gets totaled in North Daokta and a family takes her in; goes with Kjel to find the third memner of his band; becomes the band's manager once they hit it off.
Manager

Kjel
male
Son of the family that takes Violet in; dreams of musical stardom; wants to start a band; ropes Violet into a journey to find Dallas, a musically gifted ex-con; they form the Pearltones and soon inspire a mania.
Rock star



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