Download or Read online Sounds Like Titanic A Memoir full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman and published by W. W. Norton & Company which was released on 12 February 2019 with total page 256 pages. We cannot guarantee that Sounds Like Titanic A Memoir book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician—or so she thinks. When aspiring violinist Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman lands a job with a professional ensemble in New York City, she imagines she has achieved her lifelong dream. But the ensemble proves to be a sham. When the group “performs,” the microphones are never on. Instead, the music blares from a CD. The mastermind behind this scheme is a peculiar and mysterious figure known as The Composer, who is gaslighting his audiences with music that sounds suspiciously like the Titanic movie soundtrack. On tour with his chaotic ensemble, Hindman spirals into crises of identity and disillusionment as she “plays” for audiences genuinely moved by the performance, unable to differentiate real from fake. Sounds Like Titanic is a surreal, often hilarious coming-of-age story. Hindman writes with precise, candid prose and sharp insight into ambition and gender, especially when it comes to the difficulties young women face in a world that views them as silly, shallow, and stupid. As the story swells to a crescendo, it gives voice to the anxieties and illusions of a generation of women, and reveals the failed promises of a nation that takes comfort in false realities.
- Author : Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
- Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
- Pages : 256 pages
- ISBN : 0393651657
- Release : 12 February 2019
- Rating : 3.5/5 from 12 reviews