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Yellow back radio broke-down

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Dalkey Archive Press , [Normal, IL]
African American cowboys -- Fiction, Cowboys -- Fi
StatementIshmael Reed.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.E365 Y4 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6778312M
ISBN 101564782387
LC Control Number00020976

Ishmael Reeds Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down is set in the western town of Yellow Back Radio, where the kids run anarchy and the adults hide in fear. The main character, Loop Garoo, is a voodoo cowboy who is from the first page made to be a representation of Satan/5(45).

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A parody of Western thrillers, it is as exciting and quick-paced as any of the horse operas it parodies. Ishmael Reed is the author of over twenty-five books—including Yellow back radio broke-down book Jumbo, The Last Days of Louisiana Red, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down and Juice!.He is also a publisher, television producer, songwriter, radio and television commentator, lecturer, and has long been devoted to exploring an alternative black aesthetic: the trickster tradition, or “Neo-Hoodooism” as he calls : Dalkey Archive Press.

Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, by the African-American writer Ishmael Reed, is a satirical take on the traditional is Ishmael Reed's second novel, following The Freelance Pallbearers, and was first published in It tells the story of the Loop Garoo Kid, an African-American cowboy who practices the religion of Neohoodooism, and describes his struggle against established religion.

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Ishmael Reed’s second novel Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down tells the story of the Loop Garoo Kid, a “desperado so onery he made the Pope cry and the most powerful of cattlemen shed his head to the Executioner’s swine.” The novel explodes in kaleidoscopic bursts as Reed dices up three centuries of American history to riff on race, religion, sex, and power.

Given the Acid test, this is a stoned fantasy written on high glee and black hipster credos. Yellow Back Radio is an outback western town where hero Loop Garoo ends up with his freak circus. But the kids have driven the oldsters out of town, having ""decided to creat their own fiction"" and the backlash comes when Ranch Czar Drag Gibson massacres them.

Loop escapes and decides to voodoo up a. In addition to the black, satanic Loop Garoo Kid, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down features Drag Gibson (a rich, slovenly cattleman), Mustache Sal (his nymphomaniac mail-order bride), Thomas Jefferson and many others in a hilarious parody of the old Western.

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Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down as a Talking Book Concerning the title of Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, Reed reveals in “Ishmael Reed—Self Interview” that the title was in-spired by Lorenzo Thomas’s poem “Modern Plumbing Illustrat-ed” and that the novel was based on “old radio scripts in which.

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Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down is a strange and marvelous novel, at once slapstick and deadly serious, exuberant in its joy and harsh in its bitterness, close to 50 years after its publication, as timely as ever. After the breathless introduction of its hero the Loop Garoo Kid, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down initiates its plot.

Loop’s circus.Ishmael Reed is the author of more than thirty titles including the acclaimed novel Mumbo Jumbo, as well as non-fiction, plays and poetry. His other novels include: The Freelance Pallbearers; Yellow Back Radio Broke Down; Flight To Canada; The Last Days Of Louisiana Red; Reckless Eyeballing; The Terrible Twos; The Terrible Threes; Japanese By.Free 2-day shipping.

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