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The Soloist (Movie Tie-In)

A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music

The Soloist (Movie Tie-In) by Steve Lopez
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Now a major motion picture-"An intimate portrait of mental illness, of atrocious social neglect, and the struggle to resurrect a fallen prodigy." (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down)

This is the true story of journalist Steve Lopez's discovery of Nathaniel Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, playing his heart out on a two-string violin on Los Angeles' Skid Row. Deeply affected by the beauty of Ayers's music, Lopez took it upon himself to change the prodigy's life-only to find that their relationship has had a profound change on his own life.
Penguin Publishing Group; April 2008
304 pages; ISBN 9781440638275
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Title: The Soloist (Movie Tie-In)
Author: Steve Lopez
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