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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"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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