| |16 of 17 people found the following review helpful.| Oddlyrealistic and surreal | By Walker |This is a unique book about whathappens to several characters over the course of one day and night,Christmas Eve Eve, as they make their way through Philadelphia to ajazz club called The Cat's Pajamas. The City of Philadelphia getstop billing along with Madeleine, a nine-year old jazz singer; herteacher Miss Greene; Miss Greene's hi
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An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one dayin the lives of three unforgettable characters MadeleineAltimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who alsohappens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recentdeath of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, shedoesn’t realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve she is aboutto have the most extraordinary day—and night—of