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Description - The Train in the Night by Nick Coleman

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2012 WELLCOME TRUST BOOK PRIZEHow do you lose music? Then having lost it, what do you do next? Nick Coleman found out the morning he woke up to a world changed forever by Sudden Neursosensory Hearing Loss.The Train in the Night is an account of one man's struggle to recover from the loss of his greatest passion - and go one further than that- to restore his ability not only to hear but to think about and feel music, by going back to the series of big bangs which kicked off his musical universe.The result a memoir not quite like any other. It is about growing up, about taste and love and suffering and delusion and longing to be Keith Richards. It is funny, heartbreaking and, above all, true.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099554332
ISBN-10: 009955433X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nick Coleman

Nick Coleman was Music Editor of Time Out magazine for seven years, Arts and Features Editors at the Independent and the Independent on Sunday. He is the author of The Train in the Night, which was shortlisted for the 2012 Wellcome Book Prize. He lives in Hackney with his wife and two children.

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