The Soloist

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Vintage Books, 1995 - Fiction - 284 pages
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As a child, Renne showed promise of becoming one of the world's greatest cellists. Now, years later, his life suddenly is altered by two events: he becomes a juror in a murder trial for the brutal killing of a Buddhist monk, and he takes on as a pupil a Korean boy whose brilliant musicianship reminds him of his own past.

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This is a novel (not to be confused withh the true story that has been made into a movie starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr). It is an incandescent work about personal growth. Renne is a former ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Mark Salzman is the author of Iron & Silk, an account of his two years in China; Lost in Place, a memoir; and the novels The Laughing Sutra, The Soloist, and Lying Awake. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, the filmmaker Jessica Yu, and their daughter, Ava.

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