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The Resource Half blood blues, Esi Edugyan

Half blood blues, Esi Edugyan

Label
Half blood blues
Title
Half blood blues
Statement of responsibility
Esi Edugyan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chip told us not to go out. Said, don't you boys tempt the devil. But it been one brawl of a night, I tell you. The aftermath of the fall of Paris, 1940. Hieronymous Falk, a rising star on the cabaret scene, was arrested in a cafe and never heard from again. He was twenty years old. He was a German citizen. And he was black
Summary
Sid, the only one to witness his bandmate's disappearance at the hands of the Gestapo, breaks his silence on the incident over fifty years later when the men are reunited at a documentary premiere
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
  • BC Book Prizes, Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, 2012
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2013.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Scotiabank Giller Prize, 2011.
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10016418
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DLC
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Edugyan, Esi
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Witnesses
  • Redemption
  • Jazz musicians
  • Blacks
Target audience
adult
Label
Half blood blues, Esi Edugyan
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000047366329
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
343 p.
Isbn
9781846687754
Label
Half blood blues, Esi Edugyan
Publication
Control code
000047366329
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
343 p.
Isbn
9781846687754

Library Locations

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