La's Orchestra Saves the World

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A heart-warming stand alone novel about the life-affirming powers of music and company during a time of war, from the best-selling and beloved author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency.When Lavender, La to her friends, moves to the Suffolk countryside, it's not just to escape the London Blitz but also to flee the wreckage of a disastrous marriage. But as she starts to become a part of the community, she detects a sense of isolation. Her deep love of music and her desire to bring people together inspire her to start an orchestra. Little did she know that through this orchestra she would not only give hope and courage to the people of the community, but also that she would meet a man, Feliks, a shy upright Pole, who would change her life forever.

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[Solon, Ohio] :Playaway Digital Audio ;Prince Frederick, MD :[Distributed exclusively by] Recorded Books, LLC :[Manufactured by] Findaway World, LLC,[2010], p2009.
7 sound discs (7 hr., 15 min.) :digital ;4 3/4 in.
1440752184
33021020230410mpaPLAYAWAY FIC MCCALL SMITHcc830628mpp
Narrated by Emily Gray.
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9781440752186
9780307378668
9781440752209
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A heart-warming stand alone novel about the life-affirming powers of music and company during a time of war, from the best-selling and beloved author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency.

When Lavender, La to her friends, moves to the Suffolk countryside, it's not just to escape the London Blitz but also to flee the wreckage of a disastrous marriage. But as she starts to become a part of the community, she detects a sense of isolation. Her deep love of music and her desire to bring people together inspire her to start an orchestra. Little did she know that through this orchestra she would not only give hope and courage to the people of the community, but also that she would meet a man, Feliks, a shy upright Pole, who would change her life forever.



From the Trade Paperback edition.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Historical fiction, Musical fiction, Orchestra -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Fiction
title_display La's Orchestra Saves the World
title_full La's Orchestra Saves the World, La's orchestra saves the world [electronic resource] : a novel / Alexander McCall Smith, La's orchestra saves the world [sound recording] : a novel / Alexander McCall Smith
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topic_facet African American Fiction, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Literature, Orchestra, World War, 1939-1945