Book Discussion Series: A Method To The Madness, Pleasant Valley Branch

Event type: 
Books & Authors
Target audience: 
Adults

The Soloist by Steve Lopez

On the streets of Los Angeles' Skid Row, Steve Lopez stumbled upon a story that changed his life forever.  Nathanial Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, was roaming the inner city streets playing his heart out on a two-string violin.  Worlds away from grand concert halls, Ayers spent his days fighting off rats, avoiding drug-frenzied vagrants, and struggling to serenade passersby. Deeply affected by the beauty of Ayers music, Lopez took it upon himself to be a force of change the musical prodigy's life.

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