Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir

Sounds Like Titanic

A Memoir

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ISBN10: 0393357732 ISBN13: 9780393357738 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Feb 11 2020 Pages: 246 Weight: 0.40lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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Sounds Like Titanic tells the unforgettable story of how Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman became a fake violinist. Struggling to pay her college tuition, Hindman accepts a dream position in an award-winning ensemble that brings ready money. But the ensemble is a sham. When the group performs, the microphones are off while the music--which sounds suspiciously like the soundtrack to the movie Titanic--blares from a hidden CD player. Hindman, who toured with the ensemble and its peculiar Composer for four years, writes with unflinching candor and humor about her surreal and quietly devastating odyssey. Sounds Like Titanic is at once a singular coming-of-age memoir about the lengths to which one woman goes to make ends meet and an incisive articulation of modern anxieties about gender, class, and ambition.

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