Stradivarius by Donald Ladew

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The inspirational story of a rare violin hidden in the wall of a Korean farmhouse, a boy genius from West Virginia, and a sophisticated European Jewish girl is the story of the transforming power of music and young love.

About Donald Ladew

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Published May 23, 2011 by 291 pages
Genres: War, Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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 Instrument meets musician, the way boy often meets girl, in this debut novel of passion, jealousy, integrity, and fate.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Stradivarius

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Charmingly predictable and predictably charming, this first novel tells of a boy, his violin and, inevitably, a girl. Ladew starts with the creation in 1685 of the wondrous violin dubbed ``Hercules''

Jan 02 1995 | Read Full Review of Stradivarius

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