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    • Half-Blood Blues

    • A Novel
    • By: Esi Edugyan
    • Narrated by: Kyle Riley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 75
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      4 out of 5 stars 69
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 66

    The Hot Time Swingers, a popular jazz band, has been forbidden to play by the Nazis. Their young trumpet-player, Hieronymus Falk, declared a musical genius by none other than Louis Armstrong, is arrested in a Paris café. He is never heard from again. He was 20 years old, a German citizen. And he was black.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sleeper: great book!

    • By KP on 11-23-12

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Half Blood Blues

    • By: Esi Edugyan
    • Narrated by: Kyle Riley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The aftermath of the fall of Paris, 1940. Hieronymous Falk, a rising star on the cabaret scene, was arrested in a cafe and never heard from again. He was twenty years old. He was a German citizen. And he was black. Fifty years later Sid, Hiero's bandmate and the only witness that day, travels to Berlin, bringing to the surface secrets buried since Hiero's fate was settled.

    Regular price: $23.63

    • Washington Black

    • By: Esi Edugyan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black - an 11 year-old field slave - finds himself selected as personal servant to one of these men. The eccentric Christopher 'Titch' Wilde is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor and abolitionist, whose single-minded pursuit of the perfect aerial machine mystifies all around him. Titch's idealistic plans are soon shattered and Washington finds himself in mortal danger. 

    Regular price: $21.81