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Meet Author Beem Weeks

AN ACCOMPLISHED AUTHOR Author Beem Weeks is the indie author of the historical fiction/coming-of-age novel, Jazz Baby, a book quoted as being "wonderfully authentic" and the author a "magician with words."
THE SYNOPSIS: 

While all Mississippi bakes in the scorching summer of 1925, a sudden orphanhood casts its icy shadow across Emily Ann Teegarten, a pretty young teen. Taken in by an aunt bent on ridding herself of this unexpected burden, "Baby" Teegarten plots her escape using the only means at her disposal: a voice that makes church ladies cry and angels take notice. "I'm gonna sing jazz up to New York City," she brags to anybody who'll listen. 'Cept that Big Apple-well, it's an awful long way from that dry patch of earth she used to call home. So when the smoky stages of New Orleans speakeasies give a whistle, offering all kinda shortcuts, Emily soon learns it's the whorehouses and drug joints promising to tickle more than ju…