Burl's father abuses him so badly that he's forced to run away from home. Alone in the Canadian wilderness, he is sure he won't make it -- until he meets Nathaniel Orlando Gow, "the Maestro". In just one day, this eccentric musical genius changes Burl's life forever -- opening him up to a world he will fight to keep, even if it means telling the biggest lie of his life.
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THE MAESTROUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
With a brutal, despicable father who beats him and an ineffectual mother incapacitated by drugs, Burl, 14, has learned not to expect anything good from life. After a crisis, he runs away into the ... Read full review
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Running away from his abusive father and drug addict mother, 14 year old Burl finds a remote cabin inhabited by an eccentric genius. In one day, Nathaniel Orlando Gow changes Burl’s life forever. In ... Read full review