Aloha, MozarteBook - 2012
This debut novel hits all the right notes--following in the spell-casting footsteps of Ann Patchett's Bel Canto . Would you risk your life--or your soul--for the sake of art? Born into an impoverished Hawaiian family in the 1960s, Maile Manoa's quest for a life in music lures her to the high-stakes world of European opera. In Salzburg, Austria she attracts the attentions of powerful men and falls in love ... with a troubled young musician, with the city, and the intrigue that surrounds her. When Werner von Wehlen, the famous conductor at the center of Salzburg's glamorous music festival, offe.
Publisher: New York : Luminis Books, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (283 p.)