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By Tracy Daugherty

A lovely journey de strength, Tracy Daugherty’s fourth novel explores the volatility of race, classification, and economics as they impact 3 generations of a Houston, Texas, kinfolk, and strains the increase and decline of an internal urban local from the perspective of a prodigal daughter. Twenty-something Telisha Washington returns after a long time to the decaying Houston local the place she used to be born, to resume previous ties and are available to phrases along with her family’s enigmatic historical past. The manufactured from a racially combined union, she has spent her lifestyles straddling got definitions of race, category, gender, and tradition. Her own odyssey is established within a black neighborhood’s convulsions, the place violence, poverty, and the politics of gentrification take their toll. An unflinching meditation on kin, race, intercourse, and love, in addition to a dissection of private and non-private identification, Axeman’s Jazz is a stark, yet loving, portrait of up to date city America.

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