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I Like Big Brass and I Cannot Lie: Confessions from the Tuba World
Elizabeth Eshelman grew up in a family of tuba players and staged her grand rebellion by majoring in English instead of music. It was too late, though; by college, she’d already been playing the tuba for six years, and now, several years out from an MFA in fiction, she’s at work on a novel about love, vocation, the meaning of life, and—the tuba world. She can’t help it. It’s genetic.