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August 1, 2016
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Love and Jazz in the Time of War

Esi Edugyan’s prize-winning novel Half-Blood Blues (Thomas Allen, 2011)┬átells the story of struggling African-American jazz musicians in World War II Europe. Her narrator, Sid Griffiths, is the heartsick drummer, hoping in 1992┬áto redeem himself from the events from 1940. Called … Continue reading