Violet Fields, a black American singer in Paris clubs and music halls, reflects on her life after decades of separation and alienation from her Louisville, Kentucky origins. Inspired by the legend of Josephine Baker, Violet is visited occasionally by the spirit of Josephine. Violet’s niece, Hope, arrives from the U.S. and renews Violet’s family ties. This gripping story, set in Paris, delves into ...
Paperback: 244 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 26, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3123432
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Florence Ladd's fabulous new novel, "The Spirit of Josephine" tells the story of "Violetta Mae" and her beloved muse, Josephine Baker.Café, champagne, and gourmet delicacies fortify Violet (and us) throughout the story. We sing, explore and dine tog...
tment, expatriate experience, social mobility of African Americans, and family reunion dynamics. It is a “deliciously evocative novel…sure to resonate with anyone who cherishes family and treasures Paris.”