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Markova Remembers

Markova, Dame Alicia

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ISBN 10: 0316546259 / ISBN 13: 9780316546256
Published by Little, Brown, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover with dustjacket, first American printing as stated on copyright page, signed and dated "1987" by the author on a "New York City Ballet" bookplate, book is in excellent condition, clean, no markings, tight binding, flawless contents, no remarkable flaws, dustjacket has some rubbing to the glossy surface and is slightly sunned on the spine, the jacket is clean and presentable, the original price is present, there are no other flaws, and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 192 pages, many photographs, "Hers is a career of sixty-five years in the theater starting with the little Lilian Alicia Marks who made her professional debut at the age of ten in pantomime"; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 036687

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Title: Markova Remembers

Publisher: Little, Brown

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st US Edition.

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Markova, whose career has spanned six decades, is the British grande dame of ballet. Inspired by a childhood meeting with Pavlova, Markova became one of the "baby ballerinas" of Diaghilev's Ballet Russe while still in her teens. These gentle reminiscences form a panoramic history of 20th-century ballet, as Markova has danced or worked with all of the greats. Most entertaining are her incredible tales of months of one-night stands across America, where she danced under all sorts of conditions for $30 a week. It is apparent that dance is her life, as there is no mention of any personal life whatsoever in this book. Studded with photographs, which cannot do justice to her lightness and grace, this is a tribute to a great lady. Marcia L. Perry, M.L.S., Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Mass.
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