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The Resource Gone : a girl, a violin, a life unstrung, Min Kym

Gone : a girl, a violin, a life unstrung, Min Kym

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Gone : a girl, a violin, a life unstrung
Title
Gone
Title remainder
a girl, a violin, a life unstrung
Statement of responsibility
Min Kym
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Language
eng
Summary
Her first violin was tiny, harsh, factory-made; her first piece was "Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star." But from the very beginning, Min Kym knew that music was the element in which she could swim and dive and soar. At seven years old, she was a prodigy, the youngest ever student at the famed Purcell School. At eleven, she won her first international prize; at eighteen, violinist great Ruggiero Ricci called her "the most talented violinist I've ever taught." And at twenty-one, she found "the one," the violin she would play as a soloist: a rare 1696 Stradivarius. Her career took off. She recorded the Brahms concerto and a world tour was planned. Then, in a London cafâe, her violin was stolen. She felt as though she had lost her soulmate, and with it her sense of who she was. Overnight she became unable to play or function, stunned into silence. In this lucid and transfixing memoir, Kym reckons with the space left by her violin' absence. She sees with new eyes her past as a child prodigy, with its isolation and crushing expectations; her combustible relationships with teachers and with a domineering boyfriend; and her navigation of two very different worlds, her traditional Korean family and her music. And in the stark yet clarifying light of her loss, she rediscovers her voice and herself
Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Gone : a girl, a violin, a life unstrung, Min Kym
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=3022070
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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First American edition.
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1 online resource
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electronic
Isbn
9780451496096
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computer
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rdamedia
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Label
Gone : a girl, a violin, a life unstrung, Min Kym
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=3022070
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780451496096
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
75008245-e41c-47d6-aecc-07fc11dfbcdc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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