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By Tracy Daugherty

A beautiful travel de strength, Tracy Daugherty’s fourth novel explores the volatility of race, type, and economics as they impact 3 generations of a Houston, Texas, kin, and strains the increase and decline of an internal urban local from the perspective of a prodigal daughter. Twenty-something Telisha Washington returns after decades to the decaying Houston local the place she was once born, to resume outdated ties and are available to phrases along with her family’s enigmatic history. The manufactured from a racially combined union, she has spent her lifestyles straddling got definitions of race, category, gender, and tradition. Her own odyssey is headquartered inside of a black neighborhood’s convulsions, the place violence, poverty, and the politics of gentrification take their toll. An unflinching meditation on relatives, race, intercourse, and love, in addition to a dissection of private and non-private id, Axeman’s Jazz is a stark, yet loving, portrait of latest city America.

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