EchoBook - 2015
From Library Staff
Decades after a man is entwined in a quest involving a harmonica, three individuals from different areas of the world confront daunting challenges involving the same harmonica.
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pink_butterfly_4841 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over
blue_dog_20608 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 90
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“Music does not have a race or a disposition!
... Every instrument has a voice that contributes. Music is a universal language...Music surpasses all distinctions between people.”
“A weight pressed on his heart. How could he want something and fear it so much at the same time?”
“Mrs. Potter said you were a kind and loving soul, underneath all the rest. I guess that means your heart's so sad that it's hard to get out from under the weight. When I was sad about my mother dying, Granny used to say grief is the heaviest thing to carry alone. So I know all about that."
“She said people on hard times deserved to have beauty in their lives as much as anyone else, whether or not they could pay their rent or were walking to a breadline. Granny said that just because someone was poor didn't mean they were poor of heart.”
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Friedrich is bullied and threatened with compulsory sterilization under the Nazi regime. His scenes were the most "triggering" for sensitive kids, I think.
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