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Master of Reality
by John Darnielle


Overview - Black Sabbath's Master of Reality has maintained remarkable historical status over several generations; it's a touchstone for the directionless, and common coin for young men and women who've felt excluded from the broader cultural economy. John Darnielle hears it through the ears of Roger Painter, a young adult locked in a southern California adolescent psychiatric center in 1985; deprived of his Walkman and hungry for comfort, he explains Black Sabbath as one might describe air to a fish, or love to an android, hoping to convince his captors to give him back his tapes.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Black Sabbath's Master of Reality has maintained remarkable historical status over several generations; it's a touchstone for the directionless, and common coin for young men and women who've felt excluded from the broader cultural economy. John Darnielle hears it through the ears of Roger Painter, a young adult locked in a southern California adolescent psychiatric center in 1985; deprived of his Walkman and hungry for comfort, he explains Black Sabbath as one might describe air to a fish, or love to an android, hoping to convince his captors to give him back his tapes.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780826428998
  • ISBN-10: 0826428991
  • Publisher: Continuum
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 101
  • Dimensions: 6.3 x 4.7 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: 33 1/3

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