Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman - Book Review

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$25.95
ISBN: 9780393651645
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 12th, 2019

Everybody knows about lip-syncing. But fake playing? Believe it. In the early 2000's, the author made a living playing violin in front of dead microphones while loud recorded music by "The Composer" for whom she worked enraptured his adoring fans. In addition to being as kooky a true story as I have recently encountered, this is also a moving coming of age memoir. Hindman grew up in rural West Virginia, went to college at Columbia University, and wanted nothing more than to be a journalist in the Middle East. An expressive meditation on identity and authenticity. ~ Reviewed by Stan Hynds


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