Trumpet

CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: CP0005
Released: Apr 24, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781464043383
Narrator/s: Cathleen McCarron
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Description

Jackie Kay's award-winning career began with this hallmark debut novel that explores the true depths of the heart. The death of famous jazz musician Joss Moody brings to light a dark secret-one that leaves his adopted son Colman searching for answers, and his wife Millie fleeing for the solitude of a remote Scottish village. "Supremely humane . Kay leaves us with a broad landscape of sweet tolerance and familial love."-New York Times Book Review

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Author(s): Jackie Kay
Imprint: Clipper Audio

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Author(s): Jackie Kay
Narrator(s): Cathleen McCarron
Product Number Z05070
Released: Apr 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781464043444
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Author(s): Jackie Kay
Product Number EB00170823
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307560810

Professional reviews

"The story of Joss Moody, "Britain's legendary trumpet player," continues to make headlines after his death. It turns out that Moody is a woman. Cathleen McCarron narrates. Delivering the voice of Millicent, Moody's wife, who has kept the secret, she is loving and reflective, yet weary under the strain of publicity. From time to time, McCarron occasionally injects a thin-voiced fragment of song to hit home the memories. She switches to a hostile, profane voice for Moody's surprised adopted son. Finally, there's the scheming voice of the ghostwriter who wants to tell the son's story. In the voices of the strong characters created by McCarron, the reactions turn into an interesting look at controversy and memory. J.A.S. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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