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Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician

A Novel
Wallace, Daniel (Book - 2008 )
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Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician
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Henry Walker was once a world-class magician, performing to sold-out shows in New York. But now he has been reduced to joining Musgrove's Chinese Circus (which at no point in its tour of the deep South has ever included a single Chinese person) as the shambling Negro Magician, whose dark black skin and electric green eyes bewitch most audiences. But one balmy Mississippi night in 1954, Henry disappears in the company of three rowdy white teens and is never seen again. Wallace pieces together Henry's incredible vagabond life - from a deal with a bone-white devil known only as Mr. Sebastian, to the heartrending loss of his sister Hannah - and creates an enchanting tale of love, loss, identity, and the limitation of magic.
Authors: Wallace, Daniel, 1959-
Title: Mr. Sebastian and the negro magician
a novel
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2008, c2007
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed
Characteristics: 290 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Daniel Wallace
ISBN: 0307279111
9780307279118
Branch Call Number: FICTION WALLACE 2008
Subject Headings: Mississippi Fiction Circus Fiction Missing persons Fiction African American magicians Fiction
Topical Term: Circus
Missing persons
African American magicians
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