Broken Chords

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namelos llc, Sep 9, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction
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This classic coming- of-age novel combines romance with the exotic, highly-charged world of an international piano competition.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Gilbert (Stone Water, 1996, etc.) writes sympathetically about a musical prodigy who yearns to be a normal teenager; a story that could have easily fallen to clichÇ becomes a penetrating study of the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Barbara Snow Gilbert is an attorney, mediator, andan award-winning author. As a political science major with a minor in art history, Ms. Gilbert studied in Florence, London, and Washington, D.C., and graduated with a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Colorado College. She worked on various political staffs, including that of the Speaker of the House of the U.S. Representatives and the Governor of Oklahoma, then attended law school and received her Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Texas. Ms. Gilbert is married and has two daughters. She is a lifetime student of the piano, which she studied in the University of Michigan Division of Interlochen National Music Camp, and at Colorado College. She is fourth generation Oklahoman on both sides of her family tree, and proudly claims her heritage back to territorial days. Ms. Gilbert lives in Oklahoma City. She writes of Stone Water, ?I did not write this book to take a stand on the issue of assisted suicide; I wrote this book to tell a story.?

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