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Author Tolan, Sandy, author.

Title Children of the stone : the power of music in a hard land / Sandy Tolan.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.

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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY ABUREDWAN    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. ABUREDWAN, R.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  780.9569 TOLAN    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Young Adult  YA B ABUREDWAN T    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Young Adult  YA 780.956 TOL    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Pearl Street Branch Library - Adult Department  780.956 TOL    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIO ABUREDWAN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Biography  B ABUREDWAN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  780.9569 TOL    Missing
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  780.956 T58    Check Shelf

Description xxvi, 453 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-438), filmography (page 433), and index.
Contents Prelude. Over the wall to play Beethoven -- First movement : stone. Pushcart ; Grandfather ; Uprising ; Father ; Accord ; Viola ; Harmony ; Mozart ; Symbol -- Second movement : instrument. Conservatoire ; Adaptation ; Brother ; Troubadours ; Edward ; Jenin ; Oday ; Celine -- Third movement. Beethoven ; Al Kamandjati ; AndalucĂ­a ; Palaces ; Luthier ; Fire ; Birth ; Sebastia -- Fourth movement : resistance. Fractures ; Unity ; Rise, child ; Ode to joy ; A musical intifada -- Postlude. Over the wall, to play Beethoven.
Summary "Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child from a Palestinian refugee camp, confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his charisma and persistence, inspires scores of others to work with him to make that dream real. The dream: a school to transform the lives of thousands of children-- as Ramzi's life was transformed-- through music"--Amazon.com.
Subject Aburedwan, Ramzi.
Violists -- West Bank -- Biography.
Music -- Social aspects -- West Bank.
Music -- Instruction and study -- West Bank.
Refugees, Palestinian Arab -- Education -- West Bank.
ISBN 9781608198139 (hardcover)
1608198138 (hardcover)
9781632863416 (paperback)
1632863413 (paperback)
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