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I Can Hear Me Fine

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An unusual novel – about memory and dream, time and space and a woman who has a strange power over her former lover – from the lead singer and songwriter of the acclaimed band Mecca Normal.

Paperback, 104 pages
Published September 1st 1993 by LPC Group
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Lee Foust
Dec 23, 2013 Lee Foust rated it it was amazing
Re-read this novel over the summer--wrote this in my notebook on the plane. Just now found it. Makes me want to read the book again--ungraspable illusions of an oasis out there upon the sand.

People in a landscape. Joelle, Claudine, Marcus, Roy Henry. Isolate moments, significant more because they are here signified than for any actual event recounted, any epiphany experienced by them, or the usual expository duty to be fulfilled. Landscapes, names, words skirting sense in order to evoke--an acti
Mary Emily O'Hara
Apr 20, 2009 Mary Emily O'Hara rated it it was amazing
Saw Mecca Normal last night and it was mind -and life- altering. Bought this book and an old CD even though I was broke, because I felt like I needed to carry the experience of the live show around with me- at home and in my car, etc. I love the reviews on the back of the book: "Closely attuned to the reality of women's rage," says Village Voice. How polite! You know, women's rage- delightful! isn't that nice? Or how about "The imaginary egg is cracked and the yolk is running down your hair" fro ...more
David Lester
Sep 05, 2011 David Lester rated it it was amazing
An extraordinary novel by Jean Smith, my bandmate in Mecca Normal. I have always loved the flow, crispness and humour of her writing. Reading it recently, I came to appreciate it all over again. There is a beautiful mystery to passages like, “Once there was a soft glow of a flare sent, an amber fragment knocking out the sky. Then there was the darkness after too much light.” We follow Joelle and Claudine as the characters travel landscapes both geographic and emotional. Also a pleasure is Smith’ ...more
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