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The Glass Harmonica

Author: Marley, Louise Set In . . .
 Europe, England, Bath, North America, USA, California, San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, Massachusetts, Boston, Texas, San Antonio, London
Genre: Science Fiction
Time Frame: Various
Published: 2000
Description: Two young women of two different times are bound by a passion for the ethereal music of a glass harmonica in this compelling novel that mixes science fiction, mystery, and romance.

Eilish Eam is an orphan, living in 1761, London. She stands on an icy corner and plays her instrument: water-filled glasses. Fingers raw from the cold, her only comfort is the place her music takes her...to visions of a young girl, much her own age, but with odd short hair. Eilish survives on pennies and applause, and nothing more. Until the night Benjamin Franklin stops to listen, awe-struck by her gift—and with plans for her future...
 
Erin Rushton is a musical prodigy, living in Seattle, 2018. She stands in the orchestra, consumed by the music of her own instrument: the glass harmonica. Like a current of electricity, the music moves from her fingers to her lips and hands. And the only thing that alters the rhythm are the visions that haunt her…of an odd old-fashioned girl, much her own age, who needs her help...
  
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