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Raising the barre : big dreams, false starts, & my midlife quest to dance The Nutcracker / Lauren Kessler.

Kessler, Lauren, author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main 792.8 KES (Text) 840191002214919 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 792.8 KESSLER (Text) 33946003077232 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Milan Branch Library 792.8 KES (Text) 39692000870823 Adult Non-fiction Area Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Monrovia 792.8 KES (Text) 78551000524211 Non-Fiction In transit -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 792.8 Kessler (Text) 78292000352112 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780738218311
  • ISBN: 0738218316
  • Physical Description: xvii, 254 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Da Capo Press edition.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- The binge -- The cure -- Cracking the nut -- Reality bites -- A good talking to -- The door opens -- The ballerinas -- Prep for the prep -- Let the wild rumpus begin -- Bulls-eye -- Perfection -- In the company -- The ballet book club -- The uncomfort zone -- Going native -- Humble pie -- Rehearsals -- On the road -- Road warriors -- Party on.
Summary, etc.: An award-winning author's journey to turn off the comfortable cruise-control of midlife and reclaim the daring of her girlhood by dancing in the world's most popular ballet, The Nutcracker, with a professional company.
Subject: Ballet dancing.
Nutcracker (Choreographic work)
Kessler, Lauren.
Authors > Biography.

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