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Behind these hands : a novel in verse / Linda Vigen Phillips.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Henderson County Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fletcher Branch PHI (Text) 33258008458932 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Henderson Main Branch PHI (Text) 33258008458940 Young Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781611532593
  • ISBN: 1611532590
  • Physical Description: 295 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Durham, NC: Light Messages, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
"Piano prodigy Claire Fairchild, 14, has always known music would be her life. So when she has the opportunity to enter a prestigious contest, she goes all in--until she realizes she's also competing against Juan, a close childhood friend and one of the most talented musicians she knows. It doesn't help that her thoughts about him are turning romantic. When Claire and her family receive a devastating blow from Batten disease her world enters a tailspin. Claire decides her musical goals no longer seem relevant. She can't reconcile the joy that music could bring to her life while her brothers succumb to an early and ugly death. Her decision puts everything at risk: her friendship with Juan, her parents' expectations, and her own happiness. After Claire accompanies a friend on a school newspaper assignment, she meets a centenarian with a surprising musical past and only one regret in life. Claire knows something in her life has to change before it's too late, but she's not sure she has the courage to take the next step"--Back cover.
Subject: Terminally ill children > Family relationships > Fiction.
Pianists > Fiction.
Musicians > Fiction.
Genre: Novels in verse.
Young adult fiction.
Young adult fiction.

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