Long Gone Daddies
—Richard Bausch, author of Something Is Out There and winner of the PEN/Malamud Award
All his life, Luther Gaunt has heard songs in his head—songs of sweet evil and blue ruckus, odes to ghosts, drinking hymns. In search of his past, he hits the road with his band, the Long Gone Daddies, and h...more
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The story follows Luther as he and his band drive to Memphis ...more
There were a few flaws in the writing, regarding characters and such, but I loved the story.
Probably because I can relate to it on a number of levels. One level, for those who know me, is the obvious musician story. There's a few other things that go on in this book that struck home also.
Anyway, if you want to read a good musician narrative, read this one. If you can forgive a few technical flaws and want to read a Romantic (capita ...more
Long Gone Daddies is a good story. It took me two tries to get into it, but once I got past the first few chapters, I read the whole thing through.
The characters are fully formed, and the events are brought to life by Wililams.