WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT

McCoy, Maureen

ISBN 10: 0671554239 / ISBN 13: 9780671554231
Published by New York: Poseidon Press, 1985. dj
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. Author's first book - the story of Lottie Jay, another kind of all-American girl - tough, wise-cracking, a small city boozer for whom life is going wrong. Dj praise from Anne Tyler, Barry Hannah and Richard Yates - who said 'it is hard to imagine that there can be very many new writers as good as Maureen McCoy.she knows how to make her material funny and sad at the same time.' Fine in a very near fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 3642

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Title: WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT

Publisher: New York: Poseidon Press, 1985. dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by Maureen McCoy

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This first novel is a gritty, black-humored account of a woman's progress from hard-drinking farmwife to promising country-western songwriter. Lottie Jay is 29, married to a drunken farmer. When Judd ridicules her song lyrics, she leaves him and their barren farmhouse, gets drunk, crashes her '57 Chevy, and wakes up in an alcoholic rehabilitation center. As one of her many attempts to find new ways to live a sober life, she registers for an adult-education class in song writing. The instructor proves to be a frustrated Elvis Presley impersonator, and an unsatisfactory lover, but he does send one of her songs to a new record company in Nashville, and Lottie finds a new love in muscular Georgie, a recovered alcoholic who rides a motorcycle and loves to bake cakes. For contemporary fiction collections. Margaret Allen, formerly with Bennington Free Lib., Vt.
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