4 edition of Rookery Blues found in the catalog.
May 31, 1998
by Random House Value Publishing
Written in English
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THE DEAN'S LIST. A novel by Jon Hassler. pages, Ballantine, $24 GOOD NEWS for Jon Hassler's readers: The sequel to "Rookery Blues" is as fine as its predecessor - full of the author's trademark humor and generous vision of humanity. His last novel, Rookery Blues, told of a small state college and the memorable academics who peopled it in the late Sixties. The Dean's List revisits Rookery twenty-five years later to see how time has left its mark on professor Leland Edwards and his beloved college. Much has changed, yet much has remained endearingly the same.
A novel written by Jon Hassler, a sequel to Rookery Blues, published in In this book, Hassler revisits the character of Leland Edwards, Professor of English at Rookery State (somewhere in northern Minnesota), twenty-five years after the events of the previous book. The Rook is the debut novel of Australian author Daniel O' follows protagonist Myfanwy Thomas as she attempts to re-integrate into her life of administrating a clandestine government organization responsible for protecting the U.K. from supernatural threats.
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Rookery Blues is must reading for fiction fans. Enormously human, engrossing and amusing. A fireplace-feet up-tea and cookies-sort of book that will get your through long winter nights with a smile. flag Like see review/5. ROOKERY BLUES revolves around the experiences of the Icejam Quintet during the `60s at Rookery State College: Leland Edwards on piano, Neil Novotny on clarinet, Victor Dash on drums, Connor on bass, and Peggy Benoit, saxophonist and Rookery Blues book.
The musicians are professors and instructors at the college. Each of them has a story line/5(9). Rookery Blues [Jon Hassler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Rookery Blues/5(9). Book Overview A late sixties academic backwater until the Icejam Quintet is born, Rookery State College is touched by the great discontent sweeping the country, but the five musicians must struggle with their loyalties to school, town, family, and each other/5(5).
Now, in Rookery Blues, Hassler once again brings to life an oddball group of Midwesterners, as they brace themselves and each other for the turmoil of the late s on a small college campus.3/5(2). In his eighth novel, Hassler (Dear James) takes leave of the denizens of Staggerford and visits the fascinating magic of his wryly observed insights upon a motley collection of junior professors at.
ROOKERY BLUES. by Jon Hassler. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW The eighth novel from the author of the endearing Staggerford series (Dear James,etc.): a delight about five faculty members who in start a jazz group at their small Minnesota state college.
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Get this from a library. Rookery blues. [Jon Hassler] -- Five members of a musical group at Rookery State College struggle with their loyalties when a labor union comes to town and organizes a.
The story of the Icejam Quintet, a jazz band composed of eccentrics. The time is the turbulent s, the setting is the Rookery State College in Minnesota. A comic look at college life of the day, with its student rebellions, faculty strikes and spineless administrators. Rookery Blues, by Jon Hassler (read 27 Oct ) This is Hassler's book.
I never read anything by him till May ofbut have since read all seven books of his before this one, some with great appreciation. This book is so funny. I had to go to the basement to read it because my laughing aloud was so distracting to my wife/5(5).
Jon Hassler’s Rookery Blues is set at the fictional Rookery State College, located in Minnesota. The school is an isolated place, so far north that, in the late sixties setting of the story, most of the students are only there to get draft deferments, while the.
At various times, the book is 24 and 25 years after the events of Rookery Blues, yet takes place over a six month peri The main character, Leland Edwards, is likable enough, but is also a milquetoast surrounded by a series of highly-unpleasant characters/5(23). Created by Morwyn Brebner, Tassie Cameron, Ellen Vanstone.
With Missy Peregrym, Gregory Smith, Enuka Okuma, Travis Milne. Andy McNally and her friends are out of the academy and must adjust to the challenging life of a police officer at the 15th Division in Toronto. Rookery Blues. Author: Hassler, Jon Title: Rookery Blues Publication: New York: Ballantine Books, Edition: First printing.
Description: First printing. Hardcover. Price of $ on front flap of jacket. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by the author. Near Fine / very near Fine.
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John's University in While teaching English at three different Minnesota high schools, he received his Master of Arts degree in English from the University of North Dakota.
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