Chicago City Blues by Jarrett Robinson

By Jarrett Robinson

An African-American kin migrates from a rural Mississippi city to the town of "Big Shoulders" through the interval of the "Great Migration" in look for a greater lifestyles. in the course of their lives within the "Windy urban, they witness the start of the Civil Rights flow, homicide, the evolving of the strong Chicago highway Gangs, Riots, Drug dependancy, blues song, prejudgement, and heartbreak. searching for a fashion via all of it, the relations reveals how to stick jointly and live to tell the tale via many "forks" of their street. With all of them having "The Blues", all of them create how to care for their brief comings. within the end,valuable classes are discovered, which will get them to their subsequent element. all of them discover that their "Blues" will be by no means finishing. period of time is from 1954-1973.

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