The brilliant, bestselling, Giller Prize-winning novel
Esi Edugyan''sHalf-Blood Bluestook the literary world by storm when it was first published, captivating readers and reviewers with its audacity, power, and sheer brilliance. The novel won or was nominated for every literary prize in Canada-and many international ones, too, including the prestigious Man Booker Prize. It was hailed as one of the best books of the year byOprah, The Globe and Mail, Amazon, The San Francisco ChronicleandThe Vancouver Sun, and it was named aNew York TimesEditor''s Choice.
From the smoky bars of pre-war Berlin to the salons of Paris, the narrator ofHalf-Blood Blues, musician Sid Griffiths, leads the reader through a fascinating, little-known world and into the heart of his own guilty conscience. The bestselling, award-winningHalf-Blood Bluesis an entrancing, electric story about jazz, race, love and loyalty, and the sacrifices we ask of ourselves-and demand of others-in the name of art.