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Author: Toni Morrison
It is winter, barely three days into 1926, seven years after Armistice; we are in the scintillating City, around Lenox Avenue, "when all the wars are over and there will never be another one...At last, at last, everything's ahead...Here comes the new. Look out. There goes the sad stuff. The bad stuff. The things-nobody-could-help stuff." But ami...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780452269651
ISBN-10: 0452269652
Publication Date: 4/1/1993
Pages: 229
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 65 ratings
Publisher: Plume Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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One of those books that you can read repeatedly and catch something new each time.
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This is poetry in prose: the psychology of an unpunished murder. I probably should say prosecuted murder; all of the main characters are punished one way or another. Read carefully! The author isnt the only narrator of this tale of the Jazz Age. Be prepared to beam back and forward in a time-warp with each of the narrators. We learn to understand them, yet in the present time it seems that the music is the underlying cause of everyones errant ways.
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This book really pulled me in. I believe it's hard to read at times but finishing it was really worth it. I would recommended this book to everyone.