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Author Morrison, Toni, author.

Title Jazz : a novel / Toni Morrison ; with a new foreword by the author.

Published New York : Vintage International, 2004.

LocationUniM Bail High Use 
Call No.813.54 MORRISO


Edition First Vintage International edition.
Physical description xix, 229 pages ; 21 cm
Notes "Originally published in slightly different form in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf ..., New York, in 1992"--Title page verso.
Summary "In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe Trace, middle-aged waiter who moonlights as a door-to-door salesman of Cleopatra beauty products, shoots his teenage lover to death. At the funeral, Joe's wife, Violet, attacks the girl's corpse. This passionate, profound story of love and obsession ... brings us back and forth in time, as a narrative is assembled from the emotions, hopes, fears, and deep realities of black urban life"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject African Americans -- Fiction.
Crimes of passion -- Fiction.
Middle-aged persons -- Fiction.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels (texts)
Historical fiction.
ISBN 1400076218 (paperback)
9781400076215 (paperback)