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Impossible music / Sean Williams.

By: Williams, Sean, 1967-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, New South Wales : Allen & Unwin, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 303 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760637156; 1760637157.Subject(s): Deaf -- Fiction | People with disabilities -- Fiction | Musicians -- Fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction | Young adult fictionSummary: Music is Simon's life -- which is why he is devastated when a ministroke obliterates his hearing. He resists attempts to help him adjust to his new state, refusing to be counselled, refusing to learn sign language, refusing to have anything to do with Deaf culture. Refusing, that is, until he meets G, a tough-as-nails girl dealing with her own newly experienced hearing loss. In an emotionally compelling tale crackling with originality, Simon's quest to create an entirely new form of music forces him into a deeper understanding of his relationship to the hearing world, of himself, and of the girl he meets along the way.
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When the song is over, what remains? A novel about rediscovering yourself when everything you once took for granted is gone.

"When the song is over, what remains?" -- Cover.

Music is Simon's life -- which is why he is devastated when a ministroke obliterates his hearing. He resists attempts to help him adjust to his new state, refusing to be counselled, refusing to learn sign language, refusing to have anything to do with Deaf culture. Refusing, that is, until he meets G, a tough-as-nails girl dealing with her own newly experienced hearing loss. In an emotionally compelling tale crackling with originality, Simon's quest to create an entirely new form of music forces him into a deeper understanding of his relationship to the hearing world, of himself, and of the girl he meets along the way.

Adolescent.