The Magic Strings Of Frankie Presto (Hb)

Mitch Albom creates his most unforgettable fictional characterFrankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earthin this magical novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives. *This book may have remainder marks In his most stunning novel yet, the voice of Music narrates the tale of its most beloved disciple, young Frankie Presto, a war orphan raisedby a blind music teacher inasmallSpanishtown. At nine years old,Frankieissent to Americain the bottom of a boat.His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings. But Frankies talent is touched by the gods, and hisamazingjourney weaves him through the musical landscape of the 20thcentury,from classical to jazz to rock and roll, with his stunningtalent affectingnumerous stars along the way, including Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King, Wynton Marsalis and even KISS. Frankie becomes a pop star himself. He makes records. He is adored. But his gift is also his burden, as he realizes, through his music, he can actually affect peoples futureswith one string turning blue whenever a life is altered. At the height of his popularity, Frankie Presto vanishes. His legend grows. Only decades later, does he reappearjust before his spectacular deathto change one last life. With its Forest Gump-like romp through the music world, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto is a classic in the making. A lifelong musician himself, Mitch Albom delivers a remarkable novel, infused with the message that everyone joins a band in this life and those connections change us all.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780062294418
Categories Bestseller, BX, Contemporary Fiction, extraordinary, Fiction, WBD
Author(s) Mitch Albom
Publisher Harper
Pages 496
Format Hardback
Dimensions 10.7cm x 4.1cm x 21.9cm
Weight 0.555 kg
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