Half Blood Blues

Author: Esi Edugyan
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1466802847
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Half-Blood Blues is a story about music and race, love and loyalty, and the sacrifices we ask of ourselves, and demand of others, in the name of art.

Washington Black

Author: Esi Edugyan
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0525521437
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Washington Black is an eleven-year-old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born.

Dreaming Of Elsewhere

Author: Esi Edugyan
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 0888648219
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In this lecture, author Esi Edugyan explores the concept of home through her own experiences.

What S A Black Critic To Do Ii

Author: Donna Bailey Nurse
Publisher: Insomniac Press
ISBN: 1554830540
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Donna Bailey Nurse. dichotomy—between the richness of German culture and
the darkness of its history—inspired her latest novel, Half-Blood Blues, which is
being published by Thomas Allen Publishers. The novel's main action takes
place in occupied Paris, where Hiero, a brilliant, young, Afro-German jazz
musician, is arrested by the Nazis and never heard from again. The son of a
white German mother and black African soldier, Hiero is one of the mixed-race
Germans that came to ...

The Malahat Review

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Like the sounds of the girl's prostitute mother with her lover in the title story, the
stories in Something About the Animal are “both beautiful and dreadful," but only
in the title story does Stonehouse find the perfect balance between the two. –
SANDRA MCINTYRE Esi Edug YAN, Half-Blood Blues (Toronto: Thomas Allen,
2011). Paperbound, 311 pp., $24.95. “It was the sound of the gods, all that brass."
In Half-Blood Blues, Hiero's horn soars, and so does the language. Like music
itself ...