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A Joyful Noise: Claiming the Songs of My Fathers

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In A Joyful Noise, Deborah Weisgall tells a moving story of her turbulent coming-of-age in the shadow of two remarkable men who lived life as if they were characters in an opera. The daughter of a mercurial composer and the granddaughter of a legendary cantor, Deborah as a child longed to be entrusted with their precious music and carry it on herself. But it was impossible; she was a girl. A Joyful Noise recounts Deborah's search for a place within the family tradition and, finally, her triumphant discovery of a way to make ...

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A Joyful Noise: Claiming the Songs of My Fathers
2000, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802137302

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A Joyful Noise: Claiming the Songs of My Fathers
1999, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871137586

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