|Michael Ondaatje. dark. It was only later, when the sun eventually reached the |
bed and slid over her eyes, that she slowly leaned up to find her body,
clothesless, had got cold and pulling the sheet from the strong tuck fold at the foot
of the bed ...
|Based on the life of cornet player Buddy Bolden, one of the legendary jazz pioneers of turn-of-the-twentieth-century New Orleans, Coming Through Slaughter is an extraordinary recreation of a remarkable musical life and a tragic conclusion.|