2am at the Cats Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino

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catspBertino`s book frankly was a delight to read from cover to cover with a story that frankly has you cheering and rooting for all her characters. Set in Philadelphia, its a tale about love and lost love, the city`s dreamers, and how sometimes the unwieldy ordinariness and seemingly clock-in and clock-out nature of the city can weigh you down.

The book charts one special Christmas Eve night when our characters through a wending of fate, all end up in the famous jazz club 2am at the Cats Pajamas run by its illustrious owner Jack Francis Lorca, who is considered one of the “finest ears in jazz” and has a certain cool sensibility with a rock and roll swagger and without doubt, a man who has hot-footed out of a few beds as well. Bertino captures the whole appeal of the club as a former celestial body where sun worshippers; musical…

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2am at the Cats Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino