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The death of legendary jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret. Unbeknown to all but his wife Millie, Joss was a woman living as a man. The discovery is most devastating for their adopted son, Colman, whose bewildered fury brings the press to the doorstep and sends his grieving mother to the sanctuary of a remote Scottish village.  This is a moving story of a shared life founded on an intricate lie, of loving deception and lasting devotion.The winner of the 1998 Guardian Prize for Fiction,  this is a  remarkable love story told with tenderness, compassion and assurance. Also check out these these other books by Jackie Kay.

Paperback, 278 Pages, Orig. Publ. 1998, This Ed. Publ. March 2016

Author: Jackie Kay

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