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Author Slocumb, Brendan, author.

Title THE VIOLIN CONSPIRACY : A NOVEL / Brendan Slocumb.

Edition First large print edition.
Publication Info. New York : Random House Large Print, 2022.
3 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Large Type Fiction  F SLOCUMB    AVAILABLE
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Description 502 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Physical Medium large print rda
Note "The Good Morning America book club ; a GMA book club pick!" --cover
Summary "Growing up Black in rural North Carolina, Ray McMillian’s life is already mapped out. If he’s lucky, he’ll get a job at the hospital cafeteria. If he’s extra lucky, he’ll earn more than minimum wage. But Ray has a gift and a dream—he’s determined to become a world-class professional violinist, and nothing will stand in his way. Not his mother, who wants him to stop making such a racket; not the fact that he can’t afford a violin suitable to his talents; not even the racism inherent in the world of classical music. When he discovers that his great-great-grandfather’s beat-up old fiddle is actually a priceless Stradivarius, all his dreams suddenly seem within reach. Together, Ray and his violin take the world by storm. But on the eve of the renowned and cutthroat Tchaikovsky Competition—the Olympics of classical music—the violin is stolen, a ransom note for five million dollars left in its place. Ray will have to piece together the clues to recover his treasured Strad … before it’s too late. With the descendants of the man who once enslaved Ray’s great-great-grandfather asserting that the instrument is rightfully theirs, and with his family staking their own claim, Ray doesn’t know who he can trust—or whether he will ever see his beloved violin again." --publisher's website
Subject Violinists -- Fiction.
African American musicians -- Fiction.
Stradivarius violin -- Fiction.
Theft -- Fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.
Ransom -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Genre Thrillers (Fiction)
Large type books.
ISBN 9780593584125
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