Don't Start Me Talkin'
A NovelBook - 2014
Don't Start Me Talkin' is a comedic road novel about Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, playing his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protege Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride,' laying bare America's complicated relationship with African American identity, music, and culture, and like his hero Sonny Boy Williamson once sang, Silent Sam promises "I'll tell everything I know."
Publisher: Chicago : Curbside Splendor, 2014
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 204 p. ; 18 x 18 cm
Alternative Title: Do not start me talking