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Accordian crimes

by E. Annie Proulx

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

143,442

StatementE. Annie Proulx.
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p. cm.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23262568M
ISBN 100684195488
LC Control Number96016299

Accordion Crimes is another masterpiece of storytelling that spans a century and a continent. The book opens in in Sicily as an accordion maker completes his finest instrument and dreams of owning a music store in America. He and his year-old son, carrying little more than the accordion, voyage to the teeming, violent port of New Orleans.   By now readers of my blog will know how vital the sheng mouth-organ is to the ensemble accompanying north Chinese Daoist ritual—and I suppose it was the sheng that obscurely reminded to read Annie Proulx’s miraculous novel Accordion crimes. The book has long been popular with ethnomusicologists (e.g. this review), despite being a novel.

E. Annie Proulx's "Accordion Crimes" is a masterpiece of storytelling that spans a century and a continent. Proulx brings the immigrant experience in America to life through the eyes of the descendants of Mexicans, Poles, Africans, Irish-Scots, Franco-Canadians and many others, all linked by their successive ownership of a simple green accordion.3/5(26). Wikipedia in English (1) Accordion Crimes. Book descriptions. Library descriptions. No library descriptions found. LibraryThing members' description. Book description. For her third novel, Annie Proulx decided to focus on the American immigrant experience, a topic that had intrigued her for some time. Proulx told interviewer Sybil Steinberg she wanted to write "about the cost of coming from one culture to another/5(48).

Accordion Crimes is a difficult book to place in a single time period because the story takes place over about years, originating in a small Sicilian village, but the main setting and focus is the United States. The various settings introduced in the book influenced the characters in. Accordion Crimes by E. Annie Proulx and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Proulx brings the immigrant experience in America to life through the eyes of the descendants of Mexicans, Poles, Africans, Irish-Scots, Franco-Canadians and many others, all linked by their successive ownership of a simple green accordion.4/5(1).

E. Annie Proulx’s Accordion Crimes is a masterpiece of storytelling that spans a century and a continent. Proulx brings the immigrant experience in America to life through the eyes of the descendants of Mexicans, Poles, Africans, Irish-Scots, Franco-Canadians and many others, all linked by their successive ownership of a simple green accordion/5(10).

It begins in with the passage to La Merica of a Sicilian accordion maker and his small son, and their ordeal in New Orleans, where the (nameless) father finds work on the docks and meets a violent fate that will become the pattern engulfing virtually all of the story's successive : E.

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Accordion Crimes Book Summary and Study Guide. Annie Proulx Booklist E. Annie Proulx Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Accordion Crimes; The main character in this story is a beautiful green button accordion. An Italian musician and instrument maker makes the accordion and takes it from his native Sicily to New Orleans in The protagonist of the novel and, significantly, the character that survives longest is an accordion, crafted in Sicily and brought to the United States by its maker.

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Accordion Crimes is a novel by American writer E. Annie followed her Pulitzer Prize-winning work The Shipping News and was shortlisted for. Accordion Crimes traces the long odyssey of a button accordion, an instrument made by a Sicilian who immigrates to New Orleans in Imprisoned in a round-up of Italian suspects after the political murder of the chief of police, the accordion maker is lynched, and his accordion falls into the hands of Apollo, a black steamboat screwman/5(K).

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