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The violin conspiracy  Cover Image Book Book

The violin conspiracy / Brendan Slocumb.

Slocumb, Brendan, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593315415
  • ISBN: 0593315413
  • Physical Description: 342 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"Ray McMillian loves playing the violin more than anything, and nothing will stop him from pursuing his dream of becoming a professional musician. Not his mother, who thinks he should get a real job, not the fact that he can't afford a high-caliber violin, not the racism inherent in the classical music world. And when he makes the startling discovery that his great-grandfather's fiddle is actually a priceless Stradivarius, his star begins to rise. Then with the international Tchaikovsky Competition-the Olympics of classical music-fast approaching, his prized family heirloom is stolen. Ray is determined to get it back. But now his family and the descendants of the man who once enslaved Ray's great-grandfather are each claiming that the violin belongs to them. With the odds stacked against him and the pressure mounting, will Ray ever see his beloved violin again?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Violinists > Fiction.
African American musicians > Fiction.
Stradivarius violin > Fiction.
Theft > Fiction.
Ransom > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Social problem fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Bildungsromans.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Social problem fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 22 of 50 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library.

Holds

  • 5 current holds with 50 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC SLOCUMB (Text) 34000151318797 Adult New Fiction Checked out 08/19/2022
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport FIC SLOCUMB (Text) 34000151343118 Adult New Fiction Available -

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