Books tagged: opera singer

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Nocturne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
3 Through History: Love in the Time of Republicans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Rafi and Dimitri have been friends for a quarter century. Now they love the same woman. But it’s not that simple… 3 Through History: Love in the Time of Republicans explores the question no one asks. What brought each character to the pivotal moment? In this turn-of-the-century love story, history has a front-row seat.
Improper Advances (The Islanders Series, Book 3)
Series: The Islanders, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
From highly acclaimed and bestselling author Margaret Evans Porter, the third novel in The Islanders Series—in which lovers’ private passions conflict with their professional demands. For gifted singer Ana St. Albans and mine owner Sir Darius Corlett, duty is at odds with desire. Each dares to dream of a future together though they are divided by her reputation—and his respectabiliity.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
The Tenor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The Tenor is a sweeping tale of historical fiction in the style of Ann Patchett’s “Bel Canto” and De Burniere’s “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.” It is based loosely on the stories and anecdotes that the author learned from several of Maria Callas’ personal friends and from nearly a dozen trips to Italy and Greece to research the subject.
Oceans Between Us (A Cinderella Romance)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He's a wealthy Italian celebrity; she's a guesthouse cook without a penny to her name. When tragedy brings them together for a few weeks, an unlikely romance blossoms. But he has commitments that take him back to his jet-setting life, while her future lies in a remote English village. Is it possible for two people from such different walks of life to find a way to be together?
Enrico Caruso Reflections On His Life, Death And Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.