eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.88 hours)
Product Number: Z100096429
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481579551
Narrator/s: Christopher Lane
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From dark and humble beginnings, a master musician rises to take the world by storm. Nick Raze, a violin virtuoso, exists at the height of popularity, while his life remains a well-protected mystery. A year of artist-in-residency in Chicago introduces him to a man who offers him his first friendship and a woman who offers him his first taste of love. Now Nick must make a choice to fight against the bonds of his past in order to escape the isolation of his heart. This is the sensitive, sometimes painful look at the life behind the media hype and the heart behind the music.

Author(s): Lysa Williams
Original Publish Date: Jun 25, 2005

Professional reviews

"Whether it's music, concert management, celebrity, or just plain life that catches your interest, this novel about a superstar violinist will stay with you. In residence with the Chicago Symphony, Nick Raze, violinist, meets a family whose friendship causes him to recollect the pain of his early years. The story flows easily and is carried by the wonderful voice of Christopher Lane. If there's an "American sound," Lane has it. He speaks lightly, clearly, and with the greatest warmth for every character. His voice is not studied, yet the "t's" and "d's" are all present. He sounds like a friend who reads in that comfortable way of a person who wants you to hear and understand, giving the listener a beautiful experience. J.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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