Rhode Island Red

Rhode Island Red

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Nanette is doing OK playing her saxophone out on the street. Sure her boyfriend Walter doesn't think it?s any way for a black woman with a Masters degree in French to carry on, but she's happy. Then things start happening. An undercover cop dies in her apartment. A strange man wants her to explain the mystery of Charlie Parker. Walter wants to get married. And who or what is Rhode Island Red? Fast, sweet and funny, Rhode Island Red is a classic New York thriller, the story of a Spike Lee heroine in a Woody Allen world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 13mm
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1852427094
  • 9781852427092

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?This Grace Jones lookalike with a degree in French is a splendid creation? Sunday Telegraph ?Jazz addicts have a treat in store with Rhode Island Red, a book so filled with affection for the form that Charlie Parker seems almost to be another character? It is refreshing to find a heroine who has both a rock-solid moral center and a sense of humor? Donna Leon ?Rhode Island Red is elegiac and musical - especially if you prefer bebop to hip-hop. Nan is a wonderful character: a dreamer, head in the clouds, feet on the ceiling. Charlotte Carter has managed to be funky and dreamy at the same time? Liza Cody
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About Charlotte Carter

Charlotte Carter has a lifelong love of crime fiction. She was born in the Midwest but now lives in New York City with her husband and cat.
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