From Nothing: A Novel of Technology, Bar Music, and Redemption

From Nothing A Novel of Technology Bar Music and Redemption Victor Selo had blown up his life A wannabe rock star turned tech savant he d wagered his Silicon Valley executive position on a corporate inside straight and lost Having security escort him out of t

  • Title: From Nothing: A Novel of Technology, Bar Music, and Redemption
  • Author: KenGoldstein
  • ISBN: 9781611882544
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Victor Selo had blown up his life A wannabe rock star turned tech savant, he d wagered his Silicon Valley executive position on a corporate inside straight and lost Having security escort him out of the building was the best thing that happened to him that day The rest left him in the hospital, broken, broke, and with no prospects That s when a shadowy stranger with quVictor Selo had blown up his life A wannabe rock star turned tech savant, he d wagered his Silicon Valley executive position on a corporate inside straight and lost Having security escort him out of the building was the best thing that happened to him that day The rest left him in the hospital, broken, broke, and with no prospects That s when a shadowy stranger with questionable motives came with an offer a chance to get his life back and better if he simply cooperates It would require becoming invisible for a while, but he would be hiding in the spotlight, playing guitar in a Vegas cover band Reluctantly, Victor accepts and begins an odyssey he never could have imagined One that involves a charismatic lead singer who owns the stage but aspires to own an Elvis wedding chapel, a mesmerizing woman who can play anything on her keyboards and can really play with Victor s head, and two specters from his old life offering competing devil s bargains Suddenly, multiple futures are opening up in front of Victor All of them offer opportunity and each comes with potentially catastrophic risk Populated with a wide array of colorful characters, brimming with reflections on everything from love to God to the price of commitment, and backed by a great soundtrack, From Nothing is an endlessly engaging work of fiction that will resonate like your favorite song.

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    1. This book captured me from the beginning. I couldn't put it down, and like every great book I've read, I was sad to say goodbye to the characters at the conclusion. This is a fascinating adventure thriller especially for those who are fascinated by what goes on inside large tech companies, love music and want to go behind the curtain into the life of a musician performing in a band. All of Ken's books take me on a great ride, make me think, surprise me and teach me a few things. This is the most [...]

    2. A page turner from beginning to end. If you are a musician or a wannabe musician, an entrepreneur or a wannabe entrepreneur, a manager or a wannabe manager, or anyone else, it's a must read!

    3. Book Review: "From Nothing: A Novel of Technology, Bar Music, and Redemption" by Ken GoldsteinIt’s been a long time since I’ve read a book that made me sleep deprived, but honestly, I could not put this book down. I was delighted by the action, suspense, conflicts and the twists that kept me turning the page through the night into dawn.The story’s hero, Victor Selo, is complicated, damaged (physically and emotionally), loveable and hate-able, musician and visionary, and I became his fan. G [...]

    4. Ken Goldstein’s “From Nothing” surprises and touches. I loved “From Nothing” which tells the story of Victor on his transformational journey of redemption in the worlds of high tech and rock and roll. Ken creates that unique inventive mash up of corporate business and high tech apps along with his passions for classic rock and baseball. Consequently, his book has a deeply personal feel and purpose. His narrative voice is both self-aware and compassionate. “From Nothing” is poignant [...]

    5. Amazing read from start to finish. Ken Goldstein does it again with his third book. Kept me completely engaged till all hours of the night. The story takes you through an unexpected journey, from the tech world, to music entertainment. Mr. Goldstien does a superb job with character building, holding your attention at all time. I had a very hard time putting the book down. A novel that won't disappoint!

    6. Such a great read enjoyed it thoroughly. Great characters, a plot that kept you intrigued and involved, an original concept that works from start to finish. Highly recommend.

    7. Wow! “From Nothing” is a whirlwind page turner. Like a finely crafted song, it’s got a melody that won’t let go from the opening note to the closing chorus.

    8. Fantastic book. I read this at the perfect time while I'm working on changes in my career and coordinating my own excitement and challenges.

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