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Martha Graham, a dancer's life

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A photo-biography of the American dancer, teacher, and choreographer who was born in Pittsburgh in 1895 and who became a leading figure in the world of modern dance.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Martha Graham; Martha Graham
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 0395746558 9780395746554
OCLC Number: 36949649
Awards: Golden Kite Award nonfiction, 1998, ALA Notable Books, 1999.
Description: 175 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Acrobats of God --
Bewitched by the goddess --
Going to the top --
Revolt --
Creating a new language of dance --
Testing the limits --
New frontiers --
Enter Erick --
Love letter --
Making a dance --
Martha elopes --
World at her feet --
Time of snow --
I would much rather be dancing --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Picture credits --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Russell Freedman.
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A photo-biography of the American dancer, teacher, and choreographer who was born in Pittsburgh in 1895 and who became a leading figure in the world of modern dance.

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