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Margot Fonteyn by Meredith Daneman
  

Margot Fonteyn

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The author was a ballerina and it shows in the love of her subject and her art. She has also written a couple of novels and that style shines through too. A lovely book.

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Margot Fonteyn by Meredith Daneman

This is the biography of the much-loved dancer, Margot Fonteyn, generally considered to be the best British ballerina of her generation. She was one of the rare artists whose name means as much to the ordinary man and woman as to devotees of their particular art.

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Daneman's Margot Fonteyn has captured what few know: the heartbreak behind the heroine... the definitive book on this icon. (Toni Bentley, The New York Times Book Review ) Danemans Margot Fonteyn has captured what few know: the heartbreak behind the heroine... the definitive book on this icon. (Toni Bentley, The New York Times Book Review ) Danemanas Margot Fonteyn has captured what few know: the heartbreak behind the heroine... the definitive book on this icon. (Toni Bentley, The New York Times Book Review )


About the Author

In 1959 Meredith Daneman won a scholarship from her native Sydney to the Royal Ballet School. As a student there she danced at Covent Garden, before joining the Australian Ballet for its inaugural season. Meredith Daneman is the author of four novels: A Chance to Sit Down; The Groundling; Francie and the Boys and The Favourite. She lives in London.


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Book Info

Publication date

4th August 2005

Author

Meredith Daneman

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback (b Format)
704 pages

Categories

Ballet
Biography: arts & entertainment

ISBN

9780140165302

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