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Ten cents a dance

Author: Christine Fletcher
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In 1940s Chicago, fifteen-year-old Ruby hopes to escape poverty by becoming a taxi dancer in a nightclub, but the work has unforeseen dangers and hiding the truth from her family and friends becomes increasingly difficult.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Fletcher
ISBN: 9781599901640 1599901641
OCLC Number: 172979127
Description: 356 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Christine Fletcher.

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In 1940s Chicago, fifteen-year-old Ruby hopes to escape poverty by becoming a taxi dancer in a nightclub, but the work has unforeseen dangers and hiding the truth from her family and friends becomes increasingly difficult.

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