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The Night Train by Clyde Edgerton
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Jul 14, 11

really liked it
bookshelves: read-in-2011
Recommended for: YA
Read in July, 2011 , read count: 1

It is the 1960's south and teenager Larry Lime Nolan is an aspiring jazz and blues piano player. He meets the famous Bleeder who takes him under his wing a teaches him how to play. Larry is black and lives on the black side of town. He works on the white side of town doing furniture repair.

The is a piano in the back of the furniture repair shop where Larry practices during his breaks. The owner's teenaged son, Dwayne Hallston also works there and becomes "secret" friends with Larry. His father will not allow him to have a black friend. Negros need to know their place, after all. Read my full reviewhere
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