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Don't the Moon Look Lonesome

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Stanley Crouch's gloriously bold first novel provides an intimate and epic portrait of America that breaks all the rules in crossing the boundaries of race, sex, and class. Blonde Carla from South Dakota is a jazz singer who has been around the block. Almost suddenly, she finds herself fighting to hold on to Maxwell, a black tenor saxophonist from Texas. Their red-hot and ...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published August 10th 2004 by Vintage (first published 2000)
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Amber Berry
Aug 11, 2012 Amber Berry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I don't love this writer/reviewer, but I found this a compelling read. The character fascinated me and seemed to be a real person brought to life (perhaps based on a composite of real singers.)
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Dec 09, 2015 John Marolakos rated it it was amazing
I love this novel. A beautiful story that confronts race, gender, class, violence, and what it means to truly love. I highly recommend it.
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