A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician or so she thinks.When aspiring violinist Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman lands a job with a professional ensemble in New York City, she imagines she has achieved her lifelong dream But the ensemble proves to be a sham When the group performs, the microphones are never on Instead, the music blares from a CD The mastermind behind this scheme is a peculiar and mysterious figure known as The Composer, who is gaslighting his audiences with music that sounds suspiciously like the Titanic movie soundtrack On tour with his chaotic ensemble, Hindman spirals into crises of identity and disillusionment as she plays for audiences genuinely moved by the performance, unable to differentiate real from fake. Best Download Books Sounds Like Titanic author Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman – heartforum.co.uk
Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman has performed on PBS, QVC, and at concert halls worldwide Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, McSweeney s, Brevity, and Hippocampus She holds a BA in Middle Eastern studies and an MFA in creative nonfiction writing from Columbia University, and a PhD in English from the University of North Texas She teaches creative writing at Northern Kentucky University and lives in Newport, Kentucky.
- 256 pages
- Sounds Like Titanic
- Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
- 07 February 2017 Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman