A Kirkus Indie Books of the Month SelectionRising ballet star Dena Lindgren's dream career is knocked off its axis when a puzzling onstage fall results in a crushing diagnosis: a brain tumor. Complications from the extraction surgery kick off a long and difficult recovery, prompting the company's artistic director, Anders Gunst, to shift his attention to an overshadowed company dancer -- Dena's older sister, Rebecca, with whom Anders once shared a special relationship.Under the heady glow of Anders' attention, Rebecca thrives, even as her sister languishes. While Dena's strength returns, residual facial paralysis sidelines her indefinitely, amid a world that demands beauty and perfection. Rebecca soon faces a painful choice: play by the artistic director's rules and profit, or take shockin...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Nonfiction, Women's Fiction, Women's
Size: 335 pages
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Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Coaching
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Your burning ballet questions answered...
• How do I become a professional ballet dancer?
• What do ballerinas eat?or do they eat at all?
• Are all men who wear tights gay?
These are just a few of the questions you'll find answered here. Feel the pain of what it's like to wear pointe shoes, experience the terror of meeting hot, gun-toting guys while on tour with ballet companies in exotic, distant lands... discover an insider's secrets about what ballet life is really like....
Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Literature & Fiction
Size: 130 pages
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