Crazy Heart e-book
by Thomas Cobb
Crazy Heart is a beautiful boo. .The characters are cut cleanly out of Americ.Thomas Cobb has written a bitter, witty psychological profile of an aging genius that is also a wonderful celebration of country music.
Crazy Heart is a beautiful boo.Bad Blake is a man you will not soon forget. In producing as nearly a masterpiece as the subject has yet attracted, Cobb seems to have triumphe.Cobb has created an unforgettable character who engages not only your interest but your emotio. nd who proceeds to take you on a roller-coaster ride through his tawdrily tumultuous life. Bad Blake lives at the poor end of the rainbow, but you’ll never forget him.
At the age of fifty-seven, Bad Blake is on his last legs. Details (if other): Cancel.
For my mother and father. He is breathing fast, his heart pounding in shuffle time. He reaches for another cigarette, thinks better of it, and goes off to find the manager. A single bowler is working in the middle of thirty lanes. Crazy Heart is a beautiful boo. His weight, his ticker, his liver, even his pick-up truck are all giving him trouble. A renowned songwriter and "picker" who hasn't recorded in five years, Bad now travels the countryside on gigs that take him mostly to motels and bowling alleys. Can Bad stop living the life of a country-western song and tie a rope around his crazy heart? From Library Journal.
Thomas Cobb is the author of Crazy Heart, which was adapted into a 2009 Academy Award-winning film starring Jeff Bridges, and Shavetail, among other books. He grew up in southern Arizona and now lives in Rhode Island with his wife. Библиографические данные. Crazy Heart: A Novel.
by Thomas Cobb A measure of Thomas Cobb’s talent is that he can make Bad Blake’s story amusing even as we watch him fall.
A measure of Thomas Cobb’s talent is that he can make Bad Blake’s story amusing even as we watch him fall. Bad is entirely sympathetic, and this crazy heart is vivid; the milieu is as resonant as a steel guitar, and the plot moves along without skipping a beat. picture of the scraggly underside of Western music is brutally convincing. Thomas Cobb’s marvelous first novel doesn’t just play on your heartstrings, it breaks them.
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Crazy Heart is a 2009 American drama film, written and directed by Scott Cooper, in his directorial debut. Based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Thomas Cobb, the film centers around a down-and-out country music singer-songwriter (Jeff Bridges) who tries to turn his life around after beginning a relationship with a young journalist (Maggie Gyllenhaal). Other supporting roles are played by Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, and child actor Jack Nation. Bridges, Farrell, and Duvall also sing in the film.
Crazy Heart: A Novel. Crazy Heart - Thomas Cobb. At the age of fifty-seven, Bad Blake is on his last legs. Chapter One. He’s standing in the bowling alley parking lot in front of his 1978 Dodge van with burnt valves. He pulls his shirt away from his skin. Soaked, it sticks to him as fast as he pulls it away. Above him a sign announces: Winter Leagues Now Forming. His weight, his ticker, his liver, even his pick-up truck are.