Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen

Song of the Shank

Jeffery Renard Allen

570 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction historical music challenging informative reflective slow-paced


A contemporary American masterpiece about music, race, an unforgettable man, and an unreal America during the Civil War eraAt the heart of this remarkable novel is Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth-century slave and improbable musical genius who...

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