Celebrated trumpeter Joss Moody has died and the jazz world is in mourning. But in death, Joss can no longer guard the secret he kept all his life, and Colman, his adoring son, must confront the truth: the man whom he believed to be his father was, in fact a woman.
Winner of Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 1999.
Winner of Guardian Fiction Prize 1998.
Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2000.
Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2000.