The Resource Journey of a thousand miles : my story, Lang Lang with David Ritz

Journey of a thousand miles : my story, Lang Lang with David Ritz

Label
Journey of a thousand miles : my story
Title
Journey of a thousand miles
Title remainder
my story
Statement of responsibility
Lang Lang with David Ritz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born in China to parents whose musical careers were interrupted by the Cultural Revolution, Lang Lang has emerged as one of the greatest pianists of our time. Yet despite his fame, few in the West know of the heart-wrenching journey from his early childhood as a prodigy in an industrial city in northern China to his difficult years in Beijing to his success today. This autobiography documents the remarkable, dramatic story of a family who sacrificed almost everything--his parents' marriage, financial security, Lang Lang's childhood, and their reputation in China's insular classical music world--for the belief in a young boy's talent. And it reveals the devastating and intense relationship between a boy and his father, who was willing to go to any length to make his son a star. An engaging, informative cultural commentator who bridges East and West, Lang Lang's book opens a door to China.--From publisher description
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lang, Lang
Dewey number
  • 786.2092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML417.L28
LC item number
A3 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ritz, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lang, Lang
  • Pianists
Target audience
adult
Label
Journey of a thousand miles : my story, Lang Lang with David Ritz
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 239 p.
Isbn
9780385524568
Lccn
2008000732
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • in015951481
  • (OCoLC)ocn179834007
  • (DLC)697484
  • (DLC)697484
Label
Journey of a thousand miles : my story, Lang Lang with David Ritz
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 239 p.
Isbn
9780385524568
Lccn
2008000732
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • in015951481
  • (OCoLC)ocn179834007
  • (DLC)697484
  • (DLC)697484

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