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Astonish me

Author: Maggie Shipstead
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2015. ©2014
Series: Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Joan, a young American dancer who helps Soviet ballet star Arslan Rusakov defect in 1975. A flash of fame and a passionate affair follow, but Joan knows that, onstage and off, she's destined for the background. Joan quits ballet, marries a good man, and settles in California with him and their son, Harry. But as the years pass, Joan comes to understand that ballet isn't finished with her yet --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Shipstead
ISBN: 9781410475947 1410475948
OCLC Number: 891001505
Description: 429 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover
Responsibility: Maggie Shipstead.

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This is the story of Joan, a young American dancer who helps Soviet ballet star Arslan Rusakov defect in 1975. A flash of fame and a passionate affair follow, but Joan knows that, onstage and off, she's destined for the background. Joan quits ballet, marries a good man, and settles in California with him and their son, Harry. But as the years pass, Joan comes to understand that ballet isn't finished with her yet -- for there is no mistaking that Harry is a prodigy.

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