2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino PDF

By Marie-Helene Bertino

ISBN-10: 0804140243

ISBN-13: 9780804140249

A fascinating and staggeringly unique debut novel approximately at some point within the lives of 3 unforgettable characters

Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who additionally occurs to be an aspiring jazz singer. nonetheless mourning the hot dying of her mom, and taking care of her grief-stricken father, she doesn't notice that at the eve of Christmas Eve she is set to have the main amazing day--and night--of her lifestyles. After bravely dealing with down mean-spirited classmates and rejection in class, Madeleine doggedly searches for Philadelphia's mythical jazz membership The Cat's Pajamas, the place she's made up our minds to make her on-stage debut. at the comparable day, her 5th grade instructor Sarina Greene, who's simply moved again to Philly after a divorce, is nervously waiting for a cocktail party that may reunite her with an outdated highschool weigh down, afraid to wish that sparks could fly back. And throughout city on the Cat's Pajamas, membership proprietor Lorca discovers that his cherished hang-out can have to shut eternally, until an individual can have the ability to quick elevate the $30,000 that may keep it.

As those 3 misplaced souls look for love, song and desire at the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, jointly they'll detect life's unending percentages over the process one magical evening. A vivacious, fascinating and relocating debut, 2 A.M. on the Cat's Pajamas will catch your middle and feature you guffawing out loud.

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A fascinating and staggeringly unique debut novel approximately sooner or later within the lives of 3 unforgettable characters

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