Marie, Dancing (Paperback)

Author: Meyer, Carolyn

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This moving, historically based account examines the life of Marie van Goethem, a 14-year-old ballet dancer in the famed Paris Opera who was the model for Edgar Degas's most famous sculpture, "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen."


Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mfg Part# 9780152058791
SKU 203379464
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0152058796
Release Date 5/1/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.5T
"Readers with an interest in ballet will find fascinating insights into the strict world of the late 19th-century. Parisian ballet."
"Heart-wrenching and enlightening, this gritty story celebrates artistic accomplishment even as it reveals the human suffering often required to achieve it."
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Editors Note Presents a fictionalized autobiography of Marie Van Goethem, the impoverished student from the Paris Opéra ballet school who became the model for Edgar Degas's famous sculpture, "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen." Children's BOMC Alt. Reprint.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 11
Number of Pages 0260
Publisher Harcourt Paperbacks
$17.51 + $2.98 shipping
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