A Dancer in Wartime: The touching true story of a young girl's journey from the Blitz to the Bright Lights

3.59 avg rating
( 76 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780099555773: A Dancer in Wartime: The touching true story of a young girl's journey from the Blitz to the Bright Lights

London during the Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope.

For Gillian Lynne - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in the faded ballroom.

Life was hard, but her talent and dedication shone through and an astonishing journey ensued, which saw Gillian dancing a triumphant debut in Swan Lake, performing in the West End with doodlebugs falling and touring a devastated Europe entertaining the troops.

A Dancer in Wartime paints a vivid and moving picture of what life was really like during the hard years of the Blitz and brings to life a lost world.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"Gillian's journey through dance is a story of passion and devotion that should be read by everyone, not just dance lovers" (Arlene Phillips)

"A beautiful tale of heartbreak, talent, determination and star quality" ( Daily Mail)

"Wonderfully nostalgic and magical" ( Easy Living)

"A charming and affecting memoir" ( Sunday Express, Books of the Year)

"An extraordinary tale" (Sarah Crompton Daily Telegraph)

Book Description:

An irresistible memoir about a young girl's hard-won path to success as a dancer during the Second World War

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Lynne, Gillian
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800995557730000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 196 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. London during the Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope. For Gillian Lynne - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in the faded ballroom. Life was hard, but her talent and dedication shone through and an astonishing journey ensued, which saw Gillian dancing a triumphant debut in Swan Lake , performing in the West End with doodlebugs falling and touring a devastated Europe entertaining the troops. A Dancer in Wartime paints a vivid and moving picture of what life was really like during the hard years of the Blitz and brings to life a lost world. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099555773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 196 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. London during the Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope. For Gillian Lynne - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in the faded ballroom. Life was hard, but her talent and dedication shone through and an astonishing journey ensued, which saw Gillian dancing a triumphant debut in Swan Lake , performing in the West End with doodlebugs falling and touring a devastated Europe entertaining the troops. A Dancer in Wartime paints a vivid and moving picture of what life was really like during the hard years of the Blitz and brings to life a lost world. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099555773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Vintage (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Pearlydewdrops
(Streat, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000043815

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
2
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Lynne, Gillian
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 15678229-n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.13
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Vintage Publishing
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, A Dancer in Wartime: The Touching True Story of a Young Girl's Journey from the Blitz to the Bright Lights, Gillian Lynne, London during the Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope. For Gillian Lynne - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in the faded ballroom. Life was hard, but her talent and dedication shone through and an astonishing journey ensued, which saw Gillian dancing a triumphant debut in "Swan Lake", performing in the West End with doodlebugs falling and touring a devastated Europe entertaining the troops. "A Dancer in Wartime" paints a vivid and moving picture of what life was really like during the hard years of the Blitz and brings to life a lost world. Bookseller Inventory # B9780099555773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
3.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Vintage (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 2012. Book Condition: New. 2012. Reprint. Paperback. London during Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope. For the author - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in faded ballroom. This book shows what life was really during hard years of Blitz and brings to life a lost world. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations, ports., photos. BIC Classification: APB; ASD; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 200 x 23. Weight in Grams: 286. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099555773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Lynne, Gillian
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; London during the Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope. For Gillian Lynne - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in the faded ballroom. Life was hard, but her talent and ded. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780099555773_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.34
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Vintage
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: New. 2012. Reprint. Paperback. London during Blitz was a time of hardship, heroism and hope. For the author - a budding ballerina - it was also a time of great change as she was evacuated from war-torn London to a crumbling mansion, where dance classes took place in faded ballroom. This book shows what life was really during hard years of Blitz and brings to life a lost world. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations, ports., photos. BIC Classification: APB; ASD; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 200 x 23. Weight in Grams: 286. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099555773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Lynne, Gillian
Published by Random House UK
ISBN 10: 0099555778 ISBN 13: 9780099555773
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House UK. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0099555778 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # 16170578

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book