Dead Brilliant

December 16, 2013|
Dead Brilliant by Christopher Ward
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Dying is the best way to revive your musical career . even if you''re not really dead.

It''s all slipping away from Roc Molotov - his band, his girlfriend, and worst of all, his ability to play the game demanded by the star-making machinery of the music business. When the best record he''s ever made is about to pass unnoticed, his oldest friend and manager, Uncle Strange, concocts the perfect scheme. Roc will fake his death, on MTV, in front of millions of viewers, assuring massive success on his latest project and the ability to create a body of "posthumous" songs to feed the grieving fans and satisfy his still-active artistic imagination. The plan works to perfection, but the ever-restless Roc finds that being dead has its limitations in this novel that''s sex, death, and rock n'' roll, played in a satirical key.

Christopher Ward, Canada''s original MuchMusic VJ, wrote the worldwide No. 1 hit "Black Velvet." His songs have been recorded by Diana Ross, The Backstreet Boys, and many others, and he''s been seen as a judge on YTV''s The Next Star. Ward is also the author of Mac in the City of Light. He lives in Toronto.
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Title:Dead BrilliantFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 inPublished:December 16, 2013Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:145970617X

ISBN - 13:9781459706170

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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