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Brooks, Bruce
New York : Harper, 1988.
IL YA RL 8.0 .

ISBN 0064470210

Unlikely you'd pick up a book about a concert cellist unless you played one yourself. However, this book is more than it's character's talent. It's about having the chance to taste the style of your parents' teen years -- the sounds of heavy metal, flower children, hippie life styles and off beat ideas. Sibilence, a name she gave herself at 8 years old, has a chance to audition for a famous cellist. She decides it's the perfect time for her to drop into her mother's life -- the mother who wasn't ready to care for her back in the sixties. Her dad prepares her for the cross country trip to her flower child mom by trying to collect the props of the Age of Aquarius -- a VW bus, Animals' music and the slang of the day. What they find is a surprise.

SUBJECTS:     Cellists -- Fiction
                        Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
                        Mothers and daughters -- Fiction


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