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Strings Attached - One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations

Joanne Lipman

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Strings Attached is a powerful memoir about resilience in the face of unspeakable tragedy, an inspiring and poignant tale of how one man transformed his own heartache into a legacy of joy for his students. His students knew Jerry Kupchynsky as "Mr. K"-the fierce Ukrainian-born music teacher who rehearsed them until their fingers almost bled and who made them better than they ever expected to be. Away from the classroom, though, life seemed to conspire against him at every turn. Strings Attached takes you on his remarkable journey, from his childhood on the run in Nazi Germany, to his life in America caring for his disabled wife while raising their two small daughters, to his search for his beloved younger daughter after she mysteriously disappeared-a search that would last for seven years. His unforgettable story is lyrically told in alternating chapters by two childhood friends who reconnected decades later: Melanie Kupchynsky, his daughter, and Joanne Lipman, a former student. Heartbreaking yet ultimately triumphant, Strings Attached is a testament to the astonishing power of hope-and a celebration of the profound impact one person can have on the lives of others.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kathleen McInerney, Eliza Foss

Length:

10h 14m


Chapters

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01:15

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:46


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:29


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

15:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

23:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

27:25


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:25


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

20:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

22:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

25:19


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

18:37


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

17:36


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

31:01


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

11:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

16:51


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:40


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

18:11


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

25:24


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

23:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

12:19


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

19:02


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

25:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

21:38


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

22:49


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

16:01


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

12:48


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:07


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

01:12


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

20:03