In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story

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Harcourt, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 350 pages
21 Reviews
Nannerl Mozart was a musical prodigy who seemed to have a brilliant future. But once her younger brother, Wolfgang, began composing symphonies at the age of five, her career and talents were utterly eclipsed. Here, at last, is Nannerl's heart-wrenching tale. It's the story of her undying passion for music; her relationship with her "miracle boy" brother; and her life as the "other Mozart," the one forgotten by history.          The acclaimed Carolyn Meyer has written a powerful historical novel about a little-known but gifted musician who never stopped dreaming. Includes an author's note.

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Terrible. It had the same little story over and over again, it drags on and on. There's only so much I can take. I flipped to the end and there is still the same monotonous events dragging it out until the end. I rarely give up on a book, but this is a special case. Never again. Read full review

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User Review  - Mandude - Goodreads

I thought this book was okay. Nan sounded very whiny throughout the novel, which was no surprise really since Ms. Meyer's books are always so whiny. And it was weird how Na married a guy just to have a child with him. I personally thought this book wasn't the best. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

CAROLYN MEYERis the author of more than fifty books for young people. Her many award-winning novels includeMary, Bloody Mary,an ABA's Pick of the Lists and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess: Russia, 1914, aNew York Timesbestseller. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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