Willie Lee Reed, a young guitarslinger from Detroit, blows into the South Side of Chicago to challenge the master of the blues, Heddy Days, in a cutting sessionaonly to be beaten by one perfect note. But Willie Lee's genius is clear; it's just that he has a lot to learn. This is a novel of fierce competitions, murder, desire, civic corruption, and powerful hoodoo, exploring how we suffer and fight for the lives we are born to fulfill.Though she and Shaw had agreed that the recorda#39;s stiffing would help them, the simple fact of its failure shook her. aOh, you poor baby, a she said. She went over to him, her blouse open, an expanse of sleek black skin clear below heranbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Coral Press - 2003|