Tales from Margaritaville: Fictional Facts and Factual Fictions

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Fawcett Crest, 1993 - Fiction - 240 pages
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"Entertaining....The whole volume is a tribute to Buffett's storytelling skills and his essentially sunny, manana-influenced worldview."
THE HOUSTON POST
Just where is Margaritaville anyway? It's not on a map, but it does exist, in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett. Now the man who brought us such memorable hit tunes as "Cheeseburger in Paradise, " "Changes in Lattitudes, Changes in Attitudes, " and "Margaritaville, " has turned his singular talent to writing short stories, some fictional, some not. The happy result is TALES FROM MARGARITAVILLE, a collection so vividly packed with restless dreamers, wild wanderers and pure gypsy souls that just reading it is an adventure itself.

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User Review  - sherry69 - LibraryThing

I have read some of Jimmy’s books and I am a huge fan of his. You may label be a Parrothead and I will wear it with pride. Tales from Margaritaville is a journey for dreamers and adventurers to let ... Read full review

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User Review  - zmagic69 - LibraryThing

If you read any books by Jimmy Buffett, this is the one to read. All of the rest are boring, but this one ties in well to to both his Hot water and Off To See The Lizzard albums. Read full review

Contents

Walkabout
3
Take Another Road
13
Off to See the Lizard
63
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Playing to sold-out stadiums across America every summer, singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett has recorded over 30 albums, including Changes in Latitudes (1977) and Son of a Son of a Sailor (1978), both of which went platinum, and Songs You Know By Heart (1985), which sold double-platinum. Two of his hit singles, Margaritaville and Come Monday, are favorites among his devoted fans. Buffett was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on Christmas Day, 1946. He earned a B.S. in history and journalism from the University of Southern Mississippi and worked as a freelance journalist for Inside Sports and Outside magazines. Buffett is the author of two best-selling books, Tales from Margaritaville (1988) and Where Is Joe Merchant? (1992), among others. He is collaborating with the author Herman Wouk on a musical titled Don't Stop The Carnival. Buffett considers Florida his home; however he spends many summers on Long Island.

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