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The Resource Half-blood blues, Esi Edugyan

Half-blood blues, Esi Edugyan

Label
Half-blood blues
Title
Half-blood blues
Statement of responsibility
Esi Edugyan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a new part of an old story: 1930s Berlin, the threat of imprisonment and the powerful desire to make something beautiful despite the horror. Ernst told them not to go out. Said don't you boys tempt the devil. But the cheap beer in his gut must have made Hieronymus think a glass of milk would be worth the risk. Of course Ernst was right, and the star player on the Berlin scene of the late 1930s, right before the war began for the second time, was taken away that night by the Boots. An easy target, being a mixed-race German. Not like the others, the Americans, Europeans, black, white and Jewish, who could hide a while longer. Fifty years later and Sidney's going back, to hear for the first time the unfinished recording the band was making, the obsession that kept them there long after it was safe. The thing that stopped them using those visas while they were still good
Awards note
Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, 2011.
Cataloging source
NLGGC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Half-blood blues, Esi Edugyan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780887627415
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0055118
  • 5368355
Label
Half-blood blues, Esi Edugyan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780887627415
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0055118
  • 5368355

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