Song of the Shank, a Novel by Jeffery Renard Allen

Author Jeffery Renard Allen

Jeffery Renard Allen talks about his new novel, Song of the Shank, a contemporary American story about music, race, an unforgettable man, and an unreal America during the Civil War era. At the heart of this novel is Thomas Greene Wiggins, a 19th-century slave and improbable musical genius who performed under the name Blind Tom.

Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen
Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen