lost highway a novel by David Adams Richards

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Published by MacAdam/Cage Pub. in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Statementby David Adams Richards.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.R465 L67 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18278895M
ISBN 109781596922846
LC Control Number2007050793

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"Lost Highway'' plays like a director's idea book, in which isolated scenes and notions are jotted down for possible future use. Instead of massaging them into a finished screenplay, Lynch and collaborator Barry Gifford seem to have filmed the notes.

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Directed by David Lynch. With Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito. After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life/10(K).

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The Lost Highway is the story of Alex Chapman, whose life is contrasted with those of his less refined fellows. Chapman is an intellectual – a word that, for Richards, becomes an epithet: Chapman’s a smart guy with book learnin’ who tries to steal several million dollars and – scoring a bazillion on the obvious scale – has a bad heart.

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Lost Highway is not a bad film but is definitely a notch below the other Lynch films I have viewed recently (Mulholland Drive, Wild at Heart). Robert B Super Reviewer. I love this movie, when I first saw it back in 97 it blew my mind, I remember getting out of the movie theatre thinking "What the F ".

I mean the cinematic, the music and the general ambience where super cool but I couldn't understand a thing.

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The second book of a trilogy focusing on the most revolutionary eras in music history, Lost Highway brings to life the people, the songs and the performances that Read More This stirring tribute to American roots music - country, rockabilly, and the blues - spotlights artists both celebrated and obscure, including Elvis Presley, Ernest Tubb.

The soundtrack to David Lynch's brilliant Lost Highway highlights the evocative gothic nightmares of producer Trent Reznor, whose Nine Inch Nails contribute the single "The Perfect Drug." Along with material from longtime Lynch collaborator Angelo Badalamenti, the set also includes new music from the Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson and Lou Reed, who offers a taut cover of the Doc Pomus 6/   “Lost Highway” the opera, for better or worse, is as distant from David Lynch’s movie as Verdi’s “Otello” is from Shakespearean iambic pentameter.

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Williams neither wrote nor first recorded "Lost Highway." Those honors went to lesser-known country singer-songwriter Leon Payne. A blind musician known for his stint playing at Jerry Irby's. Lost Highway was a film that was literally constructed out of a love for the title. While reading Gifford’s novel Night People, Lynch read the phrase “lost highway” and told Gifford that it.

Magazine-styled interview-profiles of country/blues/rock performers—mostly famous, a few not—by a relatively low-key and self-effacing writer (Feel Like Going Home, ) whose efforts range from pedestrian to engaging to (not often) corny-mawkish.

Guralnick is best in this collection while hanging around with ""Honky Tonk Heroes"" Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow, Rufus Thomas, and Deford Bailey.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. A terrifying ride down the lost highway." Above are four descriptions of Lost Highway () written by David Lynch on the title page of the script for the film by Lynch and Barry Gifford.

They are four sentences that sum up the mood of the film perfectly. "LOST HIGHWAYS" by Curtiss Ann Matlock, is a reflective look inside two individuals whose spirits are drifting to nowhere. Harry and Rainey each are struggling to understand the lives they have lost, and desperately trying to find a future worth living for.5/5(5).The Lost Highway David Adams Richards, Author MacAdam/Cage Publishing $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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