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ISBN13: 9780812968392
ISBN10: 0812968395
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Brooklyn lawyer Liza Durbin takes center stage for the ultimate musical comeback when Franz Schubert suddenly inhabits her mind and body. It seems the composer of the Unfinished Symphony has loose ends to tie up, and Liza is the reluctant vessel whose life is upended in the process. Acquiring genius in the middle of a perfectly good life might be a gift, a curse, or the germ of insanity. Liza's spiritual transformation begins at the shoe department of Nordstrom, where she is Christmas shopping. When the annoying store pianist takes a break, Liza is compelled to begin playing, which she does brilliantly, despite never having had any talent before. It isn't long before she realizes the musician within her is Franz Schubert. Franz's arrival radically changes Liza's relationships, career, and sense of self. Her supremely proud parents now think of themselves as Joseph and Mary. A volunteer mentor from Juilliard, a therapist, and a mysterious elderly fan all want to help. Liza's wandering boyfriend returns from Italy, unhappy to find an extra guy in their bed. As fans, critics, and TV quipsters chomp on every detail of Liza's life, she fights to keep her identity from being overrun by a dead composer's passion. In this joyful and thoroughly entertaining novel, Bonnie Marson celebrates genius, creativity, possibility, and the power of music. SLEEPING WITH SCHUBERT will transport you.

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BONNIE MARSON is an artist who has worked in many media including painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, and mosaics. She has sold her work in galleries and to collectors around the country. Sleeping with Schubert Film rights have been acquired by Paramount Pictures. The author lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband, Steve Sadler.

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openbook723, August 24, 2006 (view all comments by openbook723)
My book group read Sleeping with Schubert by Bonnie Marson and it sparked great discussion. It involves a woman who gets inhabited by Franz Schubert. Sudden genius and lots of complications. Very funny and thought-provoking. What a terrific book!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780812968392
Author:
Marson, Bonnie
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Composers
Subject:
Women lawyers
Subject:
Musical fiction.
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Humor : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.10x5.28x.90 in. .64 lbs.

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