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The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

A Genius in Love

by Michael Clarkson

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list price: $18.95
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category: Music
published: April 2010
ISBN:9781554906819
publisher: ECW Press
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Through the memories of his women and confidantes, this biography provides a fresh portrait of virtuoso pianist Glenn Gould, detailing his many motivations, dreams, quirks, and fears. Filled with personal stories from the people who were intimately involved with the man, this account shows how Gould, the worldӳ greatest pianist in the 1950s and 1960s, was richly inspired by, and bared his soul at the keyboard to, the numerous women who stirred his hard-to-fetch emotions. Long considered to be an asexual, lonely, and egocentric figure, this exposꀢy examining the details about Gouldӳ many love affairs and how they affected his life, music, and filmmaking?presents a unique perspective on one of the most enigmatic artists of the 20th century.

About the Author
Michael Clarkson is an award-winning investigative and public-service journalist and the author of seven other nonfiction books. He is considered an authority on fear and stress, and he speaks professionally on those topics. He has appeared on many television shows as well as in the Harvey Weinstein documentary Salinger, for his rendezvous with the reclusive author. In the 1970s and ’80s, he was a river man of some repute. Michael and his wife have two sons and two granddaughters and now live in Canada.
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Michael Clarkson is the author of Intelligent Fear, Pressure Golf, and Quick Fixes for Everyday Fears. He is a former award-winning newspaper reporter, winning 11 national and international awards for his feature articles and investigative stories, including two National Newspaper Awards in Canada and a United States Health Care award. He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his story on a rendezvous with reclusive author J. D. Salinger. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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