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Marie, Dancing (Paperback)

Author:  Carolyn Meyer
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Marie, Dancing Meyer, Carolyn                           1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0152058796
ISBN-13: 9780152058791
Sku: 203379464
Publish Date: 5/1/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  260
Age Range:  15 to 19
 
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."
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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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Kirkus Reviews
"Readers with an interest in ballet will find fascinating insights into the strict world of the late 19th-century. Parisian ballet." 10/01/2005

Publishers Weekly
"Heart-wrenching and enlightening, this gritty story celebrates artistic accomplishment even as it reveals the human suffering often required to achieve it." 11/07/2005

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   11
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0260
Product attributePublisher:   Harcourt Paperbacks
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