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Last Night at the Blue Angel

[a Novel]
Rotert, Rebecca (Book - 2014 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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"A highly ambitious and stylish literary debut set against the 1960's Chicago jazz scene about a talented but troubled singer's heartbreaking relationship with her precocious ten-year-old daughter"-- It is the early 1960s, and Chicago is a city of uneasy tensions: segregation, sexual experimentation, free love, the Cold War. It is also home to one of the country's most vibrant jazz scenes. Naomi Hill, a singer at the Blue Angel club, has been poised on the brink of stardom for nearly ten years. When her big break arrives, it comes at enormous personal cost. Sophia, her ten-year-old daughter, must struggle for her mother's love... and harbors the terrible fear that the world could end at any moment.
Authors: Rotert, Rebecca, 1971-
Title: Last night at the Blue Angel
[a novel]
Publisher: New York, NY :, William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2014]
Edition: First Edition.
Characteristics: 328 pages ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Subtitle from book jacket.
Summary: "A highly ambitious and stylish literary debut set against the 1960's Chicago jazz scene about a talented but troubled singer's heartbreaking relationship with her precocious ten-year-old daughter"--
It is the early 1960s, and Chicago is a city of uneasy tensions: segregation, sexual experimentation, free love, the Cold War. It is also home to one of the country's most vibrant jazz scenes. Naomi Hill, a singer at the Blue Angel club, has been poised on the brink of stardom for nearly ten years. When her big break arrives, it comes at enormous personal cost. Sophia, her ten-year-old daughter, must struggle for her mother's love... and harbors the terrible fear that the world could end at any moment.
Local Note: 15 17 18 35 53 109 110 118 122 133 138 143 148 149 150 151 152 176 203 216 222 226 243 250 262 263
ISBN: 9780062315281
0062315285
9780062315298
0062315293
Statement of Responsibility: Rebecca Rotert
Copyright Date: ♭2014
Subject Headings: Mothers and daughters Fiction. Families Fiction. Jazz singers Fiction. Chicago (Ill.) Fiction.
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction.
Topical Term: Mothers and daughters
Families
Jazz singers
LCCN: 2013036555
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