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The Jazz Palace : a novel

by Morris, Mary, 1947-

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The son of a grieving Jewish family in jazz age Chicago impresses patrons of a mob-controlled saloon with his piano talents, which become subject to a changing music era, his need to survive, and exacting mob demands. Full description

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Summary: The son of a grieving Jewish family in jazz age Chicago impresses patrons of a mob-controlled saloon with his piano talents, which become subject to a changing music era, his need to survive, and exacting mob demands.
Physical Description: 244 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780385539739 (alk. paper)
0385539738 (alk. paper)
Author Notes: Mary Morris is the author of numerous works of fiction, including the novels A Mother's Love and House Arrest, and nonfiction, including the travel memoir classic Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone. The recipient of the Rome Prize in literature and a grant from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, she was raised in Chicago and now lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.
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