Twelve Bar Blues

Version: Unabridged
Author: Patrick Neate
Narrator: Tom Clarke-Hill
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: April 2011
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 13 hours, 15 minutes
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Winner of the Whitbread Novel of the Year, Twelve Bar Blues weaves an epic, jazz-soaked tale of families and secrets. Virtuoso cornet player Lick Holden is all the rage in early 20th-century New Orleans. But he is haunted by thoughts of his missing stepsister. Nearly a century later, Sylvia Di Napoli travels from London to America seeking her roots-and uncovers a long-buried romantic betrayal. "An endearing romp. Continents, and eras, come together in an infectious celebration of a mixed-up music ."-Independent