The Resource The magic strings of Frankie Presto, Mitch Albom, (electronic resource)

The magic strings of Frankie Presto, Mitch Albom, (electronic resource)

Label
The magic strings of Frankie Presto
Title
The magic strings of Frankie Presto
Statement of responsibility
Mitch Albom
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mitch Albom creates his most unforgettable fictional character-Frankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earth-in this magical novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives. In his most stunning novel yet, the voice of Music narrates the tale of its most beloved disciple, young Frankie Presto, a war orphan raised by a blind music teacher in a small Spanish town. At nine years old, Frankie is sent to America in the bottom of a boat. His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings. But Frankie's talent is touched by the gods, and his amazing journey weaves him through the musical landscape of the 20th century, from classical to jazz to rock and roll, with his stunning talent affecting numerous 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 people's futures-with 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 reappear-just before his spectacular death-to 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
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Albom, Mitch
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guitarists
  • Orphans
  • Magic
  • Popular music
  • Electronic books
  • Musicians
  • Music
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
The magic strings of Frankie Presto, Mitch Albom, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062294425
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12144924
Publisher number
MWT12144924
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The magic strings of Frankie Presto, Mitch Albom, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062294425
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12144924
Publisher number
MWT12144924
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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