Checker and the Derailleurs

Lionel Shriver, Author
Lionel Shriver, Author Penguin Books $7.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-14-012058-5
Reviewed on: 09/01/1989
Release date: 09/01/1989
Checker Secretti, musical and philosophical guru as well as drummer for the Derailleurs, a band in Queens, N.Y., faces the goading and intrigues of a rival drummer. Meanwhile, Checker is smitten with Syria Paramus, a glassblower. PW found Checker to be ``a boy so radiant that his creator has fallen in love with him. And so has the reader.'' (Sept.)
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