A saga of a magnificent violin, Antonietta, named after a beautiful woman who was the inspiration of Antonio Stradivari’s later years. As Hersey brings Mozart, Berlioz, and Stravinsky to life, he offers us a marvelous celebration of the changing character and eternal art and power of music.
John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, in 1914 and lived there until 1925, when his familyreturned to the United States. He studied at Yale and Cambridge, served for a time as Sinclair Lewis’s secretary, and then worked several years… More about John Hersey
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Published by Vintage Jul 27, 1993| 324 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9780679741817