Jazz

Jazz

Book - 1992 | First ed.
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In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe Trace, middle-aged door-to-door salesman of Cleopatra beauty products, shoots his teenage lover to death. At the funeral, Joe' s wife, Violet, attacks the girl' s corpse. This passionate, profound story of love and obsession brings us back and forth in time, as a narrative is assembled from the emotions, hopes, fears, and deep realities of black urban life.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Edition: First ed.
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 229 p. ;,22 cm.

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