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Dancer Who Flew A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev

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ISBN-10: 0887764150

ISBN-13: 9780887764158

Edition: 1999

Authors: Linda Maybarduk

List price: $21.95
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Few ballet dancers have held the world’s attention like Rudolf Nureyev. Naturally talented and technically brilliant, Nureyev had a charisma that knocked the dancing world on its heels. This stunning book is a very personal glimpse of a unique artist through the eyes of a fellow dancer and friend. Linda Maybarduk was a first soloist with the National Ballet of Canada, one of Nureyev’s favorite companies. She tells the story of her colleague, her mentor, and her dear friend from his late start as a ballet dancer, through his escape to the West and meteoric rise to fame, to the sad ending of his career, when his body, but never his spirit, was defeated by age and illness. Complete with a…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 9/18/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 184
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Background
Introduction
Born in Motion
The Road to Rossi Street
The Leningrad Ballet School
The Kirov Ballet
Freedom
Rudimania
A Performance Day
The Tatar Nomad
The Gatecrasher
Dancing Home
Finale
Glossary of Ballet Terms
Ballet Masters' Legacy
Acknowledgments
Photo Credits