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- DescriptionStrings Attachedis the story of a brilliant, but ferocious music teacher who came to be kwn as Mr K. A Ukrainian immigrant who survived an abusive childhood to become a ted resident and teacher, Mr K used music as a means of escape. The authors, who spent their childhoods in the late 60s and 70s, rehearsing and playing together as young musicians, bring the extraordinary character of Mr K to life - from his days as a forced Nazi labourer; to his home life as a husband to an invalid wife; to his heart-breaking search to find his missing daughter; to the terrifying challenges he hurtled from behind the music stand.
- Author BiographyJoanne Lipman is one of the United States most prominent journalists and commentators. She was founding Editor-in-Chief of Conde Nast Portfolio and a deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal. Currently a Newsweek columnist and adviser to news organisations such as CNN and Yahoo, she is a frequent television commentator, appearing on CNN, CBS and CNBC, among others. Melanie Kupchynsky began studying violin at the age of four with her father and the subject of the book, 'Mr K'. She has since been a violinist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for more than twenty years, during which time the symphony has won twenty one Grammys.
- Author(s)Joanne Lipman,Melanie Kupchynsky
- PublisherSimon & Schuster Ltd
- Date of Publication10/04/2014
- SubjectBiography: The Arts
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintSimon & Schuster Ltd
- Width130 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine23 mm
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