The first novel based on the true experiences of African American musicians in the Chinese jazz age—and what happened when World War II exploded around them. To be released simultaneously in multiple countries March 4, 2014.
Kiriyama Prize finalist Nicole Mones began doing business in China in 1977, arriving six weeks after the Cultural Revolution was formally ended. Eighteen years later, she turned to writing about that country. Her novels are now in print in more than 22 languages.