The Resource The jazz palace : a novel, Mary Morris

The jazz palace : a novel, Mary Morris

Label
The jazz palace : a novel
Title
The jazz palace
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Boomtown Chicago, 1920sa world of gangsters, musicians, and clubs. Young Benny Lehrman, born into a Jewish hat-making family, is expected to take over his fathers business, but his true passion is pianoespecially jazz. After dark, he sneaks down to the South Side to hear the bands play. One night he is asked to sit in with a group. His playing is first-rate. The trumpeter, a black man named Napoleon, becomes Bennys friend and musical collaborator. They are asked to play at a saloon Napoleon has christened The Jazz Palace. But Napoleons main gig is at a mob establishment, which doesnt take kindly to their musicians freelancing . As Benny and Napoleon navigate the highs and the lows of the Jazz Age, a bond is forged between them that is as memorable as it is lasting. Morris brilliantly captures the dynamic atmosphere and dazzling music of an exceptional era. -- Amazon.com
  • Boomtown Chicago, 1920s<U+0014>a world of gangsters, musicians, and clubs. Young Benny Lehrman, born into a Jewish hat-making family, is expected to take over his father<U+0019>s business, but his true passion is piano<U+0014>especially jazz. After dark, he sneaks down to the South Side to hear the bands play. One night he is asked to sit in with a group. His playing is first-rate. The trumpeter, a black man named Napoleon, becomes Benny<U+0019>s friend and musical collaborator. They are asked to play at a saloon Napoleon has christened The Jazz Palace. But Napoleon<U+0019>s main gig is at a mob establishment, which doesn<U+0019>t take kindly to their musicians freelancing . As Benny and Napoleon navigate the highs and the lows of the Jazz Age, a bond is forged between them that is as memorable as it is lasting. Morris brilliantly captures the dynamic atmosphere and dazzling music of an exceptional era. -- Amazon.com
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Mary
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish families
  • Jazz musicians
  • African American jazz musicians
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
The jazz palace : a novel, Mary Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781101872864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn944351901
  • (OCoLC)944351901
Label
The jazz palace : a novel, Mary Morris
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781101872864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn944351901
  • (OCoLC)944351901

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