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Pedro Mendoza's Violin

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Pedro is a boy born into poverty and deprivation. He works alongside his family in a Manila garbage dump. He would have no chance of escape from this life however unbeknown to him a foreigner living in Manila is diagnosed with terminal cancer and confronts the reality of life, that we are all mortal and all possessions and material things are transient attachments. He instructs his family that on his death they are to throw away his beloved violin. It should be thrown to the winds and allowed to find its new owner. Pedro finds the violin in a wooden crate in the garbage dump. He wants to keep it and actually begins to play the instrument. After learning to play the violin he is discovered by an Australian engaged in charity work visiting Manila's slums. He arranges a music scholarship for Pedro in Australia. He achieves great success, but must return to his homeland to complete his destiny. It is a story, of hope, of wonder, and of how everything is connected together in the web of... More > human existence.< Less
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ISBN
9781470959494
Published
March 13, 2013
Language
English
Pages
114
File Format
ePub
File Size
405.98 KB

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