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The Upright Piano Player

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The Upright Piano Player by David Abbott
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Jun 05, 2012 | ISBN 9780307743329

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Praise

“[A] gripping novel, a reminder of how little control we have over our lives.” —Los Angeles Times
 
 “Wise and moving. . . . An accomplished novel of quiet depths and resonant shadows.” —John Burnham Schwartz, author of The Commoner 
 
“Stirring. . . . Abbott has created a memorable book, and readers will ache along with the principal characters.” —San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Gracefully constructed and wholly consuming.” —Associated Press
 
“Elegant, rich, and gratifying.” —The Independent (London)

“The menace simmering beneath the surface of [The Upright Piano Player’s] prose is compelling.” —Daily Mail 
  
“A powerful and well-written portrayal of loss and grieving.” —Library Journal (starred review)
 
“A concise, haunting work, a short, brilliantly observed novel. . . . Fluid and elegiac, filled with somber, serious tones, the author’s writing is reminiscent of the great Ian McEwan.” —Curled Up With a Good Book
 
“Masterful.” —The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
 
“A beautifully constructed debut.” —The Guardian (London)

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