A Dance Against Time The Brief, Brilliant Life of a Joffrey Dancer by Diane Solway

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  • Patients,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Dancers,
  • Biography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Theater - General,
  • General,
  • Ballet dancers,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Ballet

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7665178M
ISBN 100671788965
ISBN 109780671788964
OCLC/WorldCa2765672

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See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). A Dance Against Time is the remarkable story of Edward Stierle's meteoric journey to stardom at the Joffrey Ballet.

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