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Carp Fishing on Valium

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The literary debut of one of rock's most critically acclaimed singer/songwriters.

For 25 years Graham Parker has rocked our world, releasing more than 20 albums, including the fabled Squeezing Out Sparks, considered to be one of the great rock and roll albums of all time. Now Graham stakes his claim in the literary world with Carp Fishing on Valium.

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 4th 2001 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published June 1st 2000)
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Ryan Snyder
Jul 24, 2015 Ryan Snyder rated it did not like it
I'm not sure what makes this guy think he's interesting
Jul 23, 2013 Paul rated it liked it
Witty and a good read if one is to consider that Graham Parker's profession isn't writing; it's music.

Otherwise, Carp Fishing on Valium is just another one of those 'crossover' leaps of singers-turned-authors: full of ideas but lacking the ability to articulate them into sensible narratives.
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