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Jazz

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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In Harlem, 1926, Joe Trace, a door-to-door salemsan in his fifties, kills his teenage lover. At the funeral, his wife Violet slashes the dead girl's face and then desperately searches to find why Joe was unfaithful. The profound love story is immersed in the sights and sounds of Black urban life during the Jazz Age.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
Psychological fiction
Novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0679411674 9780679411673 0685534308 9780685534304 1400076218 9781400076215
OCLC Number: 25048293
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.
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In Harlem, 1926, Joe Trace, a door-to-door salemsan in his fifties, kills his teenage lover. At the funeral, his wife Violet slashes the dead girl's face and then desperately searches to find why Joe was unfaithful. The profound love story is immersed in the sights and sounds of Black urban life during the Jazz Age.

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