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La’s Orchestra Saves the World

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La's Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith
Dec 07, 2010 | ISBN 9780307473042
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    Dec 07, 2010 | ISBN 9780307473042

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    Dec 08, 2009 | ISBN 9780307378385

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    Dec 08, 2009 | ISBN 9780307378668

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“A metaphor for the transformative power of music…. crafted with the author’s usual wit, wisdom and grace.”
Washington Post
“A big story about love, death, identity and music.”
The Lincoln Journal Star
“McCall Smith’s characters are well-drawn and alive. . . . A satisfying work by a writer . . . who charms many readers.”
Providence Journal
“Beautifully precise and psychologically acute.”
The Independent, London

“Delightful . . . McCall Smith once again creates unforgettable characters and a story that will resonate with readers across generations . . . A fresh and unforgettable story about the power of human kindness. Highly recommended.”
Booklist (starred review)

“The evocation of war-torn England, with its palpable mood of defiance, determination and survival, is beautifully caught . . . An excellent recreation of a woman of her time.”
The Scotsman

“Unlike anything else in McCall Smith’s work.”
The Independent
“Alexander McCall Smith writes about the enduring, patient qualities of love . . . The novel pays heed to our national yearning for a story to chew on.”
The Times (London)
“A gentle and uplifting read.”
The Daily Mail

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