Soundless.

Author:Theiss, Nola
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Audiobook Review
 
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Lysa Williams. 1994. Read by Christopher Lane. 7-1.5 hour tapes. Blackstone Audio. 0-7861-2380-x. $24.95. Vinyl; plot, author notes. SA

This is the story of a musician who is tortured by memories of his horrific childhood (his keeper said he was "soundless" because he couldn't talk, but it takes on other meanings as well) and enslaved by his insecurities. He has found safety behind his musical talent and the domineering management of the man who rescued him. A more beneficent rescue awaits him when he takes a yearlong job as artist in residence in Chicago, makes his first real friend and discovers the...

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