Rhythm

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Createspace Independent Pub, 2008 - Fiction - 328 pages
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Meet teenage drummer Jane Bowman. She's fifteen, funny, and wounded by the loss of her famous percussionist mother. Robin Meloy Goldsby's touching and humorous coming-of-age musical odyssey invites us to tap our toes in time to Jane's powerful music—cheering her on as she mends her shattered heart, finds her groove, and discovers the tragic beauty of human resilience.“Goldsby, who marries the pathos of her plot line with the whimsy and near-magical-realism of her characters, deserves comparison with John Irving, a modern master.”Marion Winik, NPR commentator and author of First Comes Love“Rhythm conveys the magic of sound plus the transformative power of music, and the words—like a well-played melody—ring true.”Peter Erskine, drummer and author of Time Awareness for All Musicians“Rhythm is a beautifully written story, alive with the sound of drums and various percussion instruments.”Amanda Richards, Amazon Top 50 Reviewer

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Here's the Kirkus Discovery review of my book RHYTHM. I hope some of you will check it out. Robin Meloy Goldsby RHYTHM: A Novel ISBN: 978-1-4196-9939-9 A coming-of-age novel about a teenage musician ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Goldsby, after working her way through college by playing cocktail-lounge piano, realized she had discovered her calling. Her 30-year career has taken her from suburban motels to New York City's poshest venues, exclusive island resorts, and Third World countries, and on to the castles of Europe where she now performs.

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