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The Lucy Variations

(2013)
A novel by

 
 
Lucy Beck-Moreau once had a promising future as a concert pianist. The right people knew her name, her performances were booked months in advance, and her future seemed certain.

That was all before she turned fourteen.

Now, at sixteen, it's over. A death, and a betrayal, led her to walk away. That leaves her talented ten-year-old brother, Gus, to shoulder the full weight of the Beck-Moreau family expectations. Then Gus gets a new piano teacher who is young, kind, and interested in helping Lucy rekindle her love of piano -- on her own terms. But when you're used to performing for sold-out audiences and world-famous critics, can you ever learn to play just for yourself?

National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr takes readers inside the exclusive world of privileged San Francisco families, top junior music competitions, and intense mentorships. The Lucy Variations is a story of one girl's struggle to reclaim her love of music and herself. It's about finding joy again, even when things don't go according to plan. Because life isn't a performance, and everyone deserves the chance to make a few mistakes along the way.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 1960 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
ISBN: 0-316-20501-X / 978-0-316-20501-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
ISBN: 0-316-20500-1 / 978-0-316-20500-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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May 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
ISBN: 1-4095-6268-9 / 978-1-4095-6268-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
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Audio Editions

July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
ISBN: 1-4789-5211-3 / 978-1-4789-5211-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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May 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
ISBN: 1-4789-2591-4 / 978-1-4789-2591-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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May 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Lucy Variations
Author(s): Sara Zarr
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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