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Song of the Shank

Jeffery Renard Allen

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

***Graywolf Press Lead Summer 2014 Fiction*** Song of the Shank is a novel loosely based on the life of Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth century African American piano virtuoso and composer who performed under the stage name Blind Tom. Told through the eyes and minds of people who try to manipulate or use Tom for one reason or another, the novel is an imaginative meditation on issues of blindness, race, and the role and importance of art and critical thinking in our world today.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kevin R. Free

Length:

21h 33m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:14


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:04:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:54:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:22:40


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:16:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:29:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:22:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:12:49


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:23:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

41:12


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:20:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

51:39


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:19