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Instrumental: a memoir of madness, medication and music

Instrumental: a memoir of madness, medication and music

Rhodes, James, 1975- author

Told through a searingly honest narrative, James Rhodes recalls the physical and sexual abuse he suffered as a child, his ensuing struggle with drugs and alcohol and the nervous breakdown that led him to spending months in a locked ward. But there is a bright, broad beam of light piercing through the darkness: James' passion for classical music - a passion that enabled him to get through his tumultuous upbringing, to resign from his mind-numbing job and to become a renowned concert pianist, as this memoir reveals

Book. English.
Published Edinburgh: Canongate, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: James Rhodes
ISBN: 1782113398, 9781782113393
Note: Originally published: 2014.
Physical Description: xx, 275 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Music.; Adult child sexual abuse victims Great Britain Biography.; Rhodes, James, 1975-; Biography.; Pianists Great Britain Biography.