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- This book could be a great read for music lovers who are enthralled by the power and influence of music throughout history. The unique aspect of this book lies in its incorporation of magical elements, as Frankie Presto's guitar strings change color when lives are altered. Mitch Albom's storytelling brings to life the captivating journey of a talented musician, spanning the twentieth century and touching the lives of legendary musicians like Elvis Presley and Carole King. Get ready to be transported into the world of music and witness the transformative impact it can have on people's lives.

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At nine years old, Frankie Presto is sent to America in the bottom of a boat. His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings.But Frankie's talent is unique, and his amazing journey weaves him through the musical landscape of the twentieth century, from classical to jazz to rock and roll, with his stunning talent affecting numerous stars along the way, including Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King and even KISS.Frankie becomes a pop star himself. He makes records. He is adored. But his gift is also his burden, as he realises, through his music, he can actually affect people's futures -- with one string turning blue whenever a life is altered.At the height of his popularity, Frankie Presto vanishes. His legend grows. Only decades later does he reappear, to change one last life . . .
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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

ISBN: 9781847442277
Authors: Mitch Albom
Publisher: Sphere
Date of Publication: 2016-02-08
Format: Hardcover
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Recommendation:

- This book could be a great read for music lovers who are enthralled by the power and influence of music throughout history. The unique aspect of this book lies in its incorporation of magical elements, as Frankie Presto's guitar strings change color when lives are altered. Mitch Albom's storytelling brings to life the captivating journey of a talented musician, spanning the twentieth century and touching the lives of legendary musicians like Elvis Presley and Carole King. Get ready to be transported into the world of music and witness the transformative impact it can have on people's lives.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

At nine years old, Frankie Presto is sent to America in the bottom of a boat. His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings.But Frankie's talent is unique, and his amazing journey weaves him through the musical landscape of the twentieth century, from classical to jazz to rock and roll, with his stunning talent affecting numerous stars along the way, including Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King and even KISS.Frankie becomes a pop star himself. He makes records. He is adored. But his gift is also his burden, as he realises, through his music, he can actually affect people's futures -- with one string turning blue whenever a life is altered.At the height of his popularity, Frankie Presto vanishes. His legend grows. Only decades later does he reappear, to change one last life . . .