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  • Half-Blood Blues

  • Written by: Esi Edugyan
  • Narrated by: Kyle Riley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (14 ratings)

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Half-Blood Blues

Written by: Esi Edugyan
Narrated by: Kyle Riley
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Publisher's Summary

Esi Edugyan won wide acclaim for her stunning novel Half-Blood Blues - a Man Booker Prize finalist and winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. In it, 83-year-old Sid Griffiths remembers his time during WWII playing in a Berlin jazz band called the Hot Time Swingers. When jazz music was denounced by the Nazis, Sid and his bandmates fled to Paris - a move that put Hieronymous, the band's brilliantly talented trumpeter, in constant danger due to his Afro-German heritage.

"[A] brilliantly conceived, gorgeously executed novel." (Globe and Mail)

©2011 Esi Edugyan (P)2011 W.F. Howes Ltd.

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