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Soloist : A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music (Reprint) (Paperback)

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The New York Times bestselling, "unforgettable tale of hope, heart and humanity" (People)
The true story of journalist Steve Lopez's discovery of Nathanial Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, playing his heart out on a two-string violin on Los Angeles' Skid Row. Deeply affected by the beauty of Ayers music, Lopez took it upon himself to change the prodigy's life-only to find that their relationship would have a profound change on his own life.

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A portrait of gifted violinist Nathaniel Ayers traces his education at Juilliard, his struggles with schizophrenia, the factors that led to his homelessness in Los Angeles, his friendship with the author, and the author's efforts to improve the musician's life.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 289
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Poverty, Composers + Musicians
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Steve Lopez
Language: English
Street Date: May 4, 2010
TCIN: 12359493
UPC: 9780425238363
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-0384
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$13.60
MSRPwas $16.00
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