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Love in the years of lunacy

Author: Mandy Sayer
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria paperback edView all editions and formats
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Pearl Willis, an 18-year-old saxophone player living in 1942 Sydney, is a pretty lucky girl. She plays regularly at the posh Trocadero ballroom and gets to sit in with her brother's band, playing jazz standards and new pieces at some of the hottest underground GI clubs in the city. It's at the Booker T. Washington club that she meets jazz celebrity James Washington, an African American GI who immediately falls for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Romance fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mandy Sayer
ISBN: 9781451678468 1451678460 9781451678475 1451678479
OCLC Number: 779266082
Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mandy Sayer.

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Pearl Willis, an 18-year-old saxophone player living in 1942 Sydney, is a pretty lucky girl. She plays regularly at the posh Trocadero ballroom and gets to sit in with her brother's band, playing jazz standards and new pieces at some of the hottest underground GI clubs in the city. It's at the Booker T. Washington club that she meets jazz celebrity James Washington, an African American GI who immediately falls for Pearl. When James is shipped out to New Guinea, Pearl has to decide how much she's willing to sacrifice to stay with him.

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