By (author) Steve Lopez
Soloist by Steve Lopez
Book DescriptionNow a major motion picture-"An intimate portrait of mental illness, of atrocious social neglect, and the struggle to resurrect a fallen prodigy." (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down ) This is the true story of journalist Steve Lopez's discovery of Nathaniel Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, playing his heart out on a two-string violin on Los Angeles' Skid Row. Deeply affected by the beauty of Ayers's music, Lopez took it upon himself to change the prodigy's life-only to find that their relationship has had a profound change on his own life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780425226001
(203mm x 131mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steve Lopez
Dreams and Schemes, Paperback / softback (November 2010)
Author's columns originally published in the Los Angeles times.
Soloist, Paperback / softback (May 2010)
A moving story of a remarkable bond between a journalist in search of a story and a homeless, classically trained musician, "The Soloist" is soon to be a major motion picture from DreamWorks, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.
Third and Indiana, Paperback (April 1996)» View all books by Steve Lopez
Ofelia searches the Philadelphia drug zones for her 14-year-old son, Gabriel, who has run away from home. Caught up in the drug world, Gabriel is a dealer working for Diablo, and although Gabriel wants to get out of the life, there is nothing anyone can do to save him.
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