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Twelve Bar Blues

Twelve Bar Blues

(2001)
A novel by

 
Awards
Whitbread Prize
Spanning three continents and two centuries, Twelve Bar Blues is an epic tale of fate, family, friendship and jazz. At its heart is Lick Holden, a young jazz musician, who sets New Orleans on fire with his cornet at the beginning of the last century. But Lick's passion is to find his lost step-sister and that's a journey that leads him to a place he can call 'home'. Meanwhile, at the other end of the century, we find Sylvia, an English prostitute, and Jim, a young drifter. They're in search of Sylvia's past, lost somewhere in the mists of the Louisiana bayou.

Patrick Neate has written a story that straddles time and space, love and friendship, roots and pilgrimage and everything between. Poignant and hilarious, it will hook you - like a favourite tune - till the end.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: Twelve Bar Blues
Author(s): Patrick Neate
ISBN: 0-8021-1727-9 / 978-0-8021-1727-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Paperback Editions

July 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: Twelve Bar Blues
Author(s): Patrick Neate
ISBN: 0-14-028656-X / 978-0-14-028656-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: Twelve Bar Blues
Author(s): Patrick Neate
ISBN: 0-8021-4056-4 / 978-0-8021-4056-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

2001 : USA Paperback
Title: TWELVE BAR BLUES
Author(s): Patrick Neate
ISBN: 0-670-88791-9 / 978-0-670-88791-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Audio Editions

August 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Twelve Bar Blues (Unabridged)
Author(s): Patrick Neate
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Twelve Bar Blues
Author(s): Patrick Neate
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   

December 2010 : UK Audio CD
Title: Twelve Bar Blues (Unabridged Audiobook)
Author(s): Patrick Neate, narrated by Tom Clarke-Hill
ISBN: 1-4074-6280-6 / 978-1-4074-6280-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Twelve Bar Blues
Author(s): Patrick Neate
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

 


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