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Every note played

Lisa Genova

Every note played

by Lisa Genova

  • 335 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spouses,
  • Husband and wife,
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
  • Fiction,
  • Patients,
  • Death,
  • Large type books,
  • Pianists

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLisa Genova
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.E55 E94 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination395 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952056M
    ISBN 101432848046
    ISBN 109781432848040
    LC Control Number2018005458
    OCLC/WorldCa1023820464

    Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing across the keys and striking each note with exacting precision. That was eight months ago. Richard now has ALS, and his entire right arm is paralyzed. His fingers are impotent, still, devoid of possibility. An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing across the keys and striking each note with exacting precision. That was eight months ago.

    "Lisa Genova's brilliant Every Note Played stapled me to the couch. Written with vivid honesty about the realities of ALS, for both patient and family, this novel goes far beyond drama or education--though Genova provides both. The powerful compassion in this book placed it on that rare list: one of the books I'll remember forever.". Every note played Genova, Lisa, author. , Book, pages ; Place Hold. 48 holds / 86 copies Summary/Review: A once accomplished concert pianist, Richard now has ALS. As he becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina become.

      Author of ‘Still Alice’ tackling mental health in new novel, ‘Every Note Played' | Your Morning - Duration: Your Morning views. In Every Note Played, music is a crucial aspect of identity, inextricable from the self. For Richard and Karina, the two narrating characters, the loss of music is the loss of identity and even of life. Richard is facing his own death by ALS, but on the way he will also be deprived of his piano playing, which for many months seems worse to him.


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At its core, “Every Note Played” is a novel that explores pain and suffering, love, loss and forgiveness and what it means to find peace within oneself and with one’s life.

Lisa Genova is an incredible storyteller. In “Every Note Played” she expertly tells the story of a man who has ALS/5. “Every Note Played will grip and gut you.” —The Boston Globe From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom, and what it means to be alive/5().

Every Note Played is the story of a marriage, as well as a hard-hitting primer on a disease." —Shelf Awareness, starred review/5(). “Every Note Played will grip and gut you.” —The Boston Globe From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom, and what it means to be ed on: Janu   Every Note Played is the story of a marriage, as well as a hard-hitting primer on a disease." —Shelf Awareness, starred review.

From the PublisherBrand: Gallery/Scout Press. Every Note Played. Genova (Still Alice) captivates with the painful but unflinching story of the demise of celebrated concert pianist Richard Evans.

The novel follows debonair Richard and his ex-wife Karina, once also a pianist, who have just undergone an acrimonious divorce after a long-poisoned marriage. every note played by Lisa Genova ‧ RELEASE DATE: April 3, If you are familiar with ALS, you know that Richard’s story cannot end well.

But in true Genova fashion, EVERY NOTE PLAYED is as full of hope as it is of heartbreak. Undoubtedly this is a book that will make you cry, but it also will make you think of ALS and its victims long after you have finished reading. When Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker.

As Richard’s muscles, voice and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it’s too late. Poignant and powerful, EVERY NOTE PLAYED is a masterful exploration. Upon hearing that Grace has told her boyfriend that Karina is “an amazing pianist,” Karina is “caught surprised, moved that Grace would describe her this way.”.

When Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard’s muscles, voice, and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it’s too late.

Poignant and powerful, Every Note Played is a masterful exploration. "Every Note Played stapled me to the couch. Written with vivid honesty about the realities of ALS, for both patient and family, this novel goes far beyond drama and education. The powerful compassion in this book placed it on that rare list: one of the books I'll remember forever." - Randy Susan Meyers, author of The Widow of Wall Street.

Q: What’s your next book about. A: Like all of my books, this one starts with a neurological crisis. EVERY NOTE PLAYED is about ALS. While most people are familiar with those three letters in some way—maybe you dumped a bucket of ice water over your head or you saw a movie about Stephen Hawking or Steve Gleason or maybe you know someone—most people have little or no.

The new book "Every Note Played" tells the fictional story of a concert pianist whose career comes to an abrupt end when he is diagnosed with the degenerative disease ALS.

A nocturne of the soul. Read this book, read it all night, and wake up glad to alive." —Bill Roorbach, author of Life Among Giants, The Remedy for Love, and The Girl of the Lake.

"Lisa Genova’s brilliant Every Note Played stapled me to the couch. Written with vivid honesty about the realities of ALS, for both patient and family, this novel.

Book Overview An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing across the keys and striking each note with exacting precision.5/5(1).

“Every Note Played,” by Lisa Genova Genova continues to refine her niche of using fiction to describe the scientific and emotional impact of disease on the stricken person and their caregivers.

Discussion Questions 1. Why do you think Lisa Genova chose the title Every Note Played for this novel. How did the title help your reading of the novel.

Richard and Karina were both professional pianists. Describe how they relate to the music they played. Were there any notes or compositions that were particularly meaningful to them.

Editions for Every Note Played: X (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ). Every Note Played by Lisa Genova,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Every Note Played: Lisa Genova: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K).

“Every Note Played,” Genova’s fifth book, describes Richard’s life after he moves back home so his ex-wife, Karina, can care for him. Every Note Played by Lisa Genova is a must read book about the devastating effects of ALS on the body and the resounding emotional turmoil. I enjoyed reading the on-going and strained relationship between Richard and Katrina and how the ravaging effects of Richard’s ALS and subsequent side-effects healed their relationship.

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