By (author) Adam Mansbach
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Shackling Water by Adam Mansbach
Book DescriptionAt the age of nineteen, saxophone prodigy Latif James-Pearson boards a bus to Manhattan to find his aging idol, the great Albert Van Horn. The centers of Latif s universe soon become a Harlem boarding house, where he spends his days practicing intensely, and the downtown club where Van Horn's group performs and Latif hides in the shadows, listening. There, he begins a complex affair with an older white painter named Mona, and starts working for Say Brother, a charismatic drug dealer. But as Latif s frustrations with his playing mount, and the demands of balancing artistry, hustling, and love push him toward crisis, he is forced to confront his music, his past, and himself. A virtuosic story told with lyrical intensity, Shackling Water heralds the arrival of an important new voice in American literature."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400031597
Paperback / softback
(224mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publish Date: 8-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Adam Mansbach
Adam Mansbach was born in 1976. He is the founding editor of the hip hop journal "Elementary," and currently serves as an Artistic Consultant to Columbia University s Center for Jazz Studies. He is the author of the acclaimed poetry collection genius b-boy cynics getting weeded in the garden of delights, and a former drum technician for the Elvin Jones Jazz Machine. An MC and performer who collaborates with both jazz and hip hop musicians, he lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. His next novel follows three generations of a Jewish family."
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