The Cranes Dance, Meg Howrey
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The Cranes Dance

Best Seller

Author: Meg Howrey

Narrator: Justine Eyre

Unabridged: 11 hr 41 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 05/15/2012

Genre: Fiction - Contemporary Women

Synopsis

I threw my neck out in the middle of Swan Lake tonight. So begins the tale of Kate Crane, a soloist in a celebrated New York City ballet company. Kate is struggling to keep her place in a very demanding world, a world she cant help satirizing even as she balances injury and self-doubt to maintain her place within it. At every turn she is haunted by her close relationship with her younger sister, Gwen, a fellow company dancer whose career quickly surpassed Kates but who has recently suffered a breakdown and returned home to Michigan. Alone for the first time in her life, Kate is anxious and full of guilt about the role she played in her sisters collapse. As we follow her on an insider tour of rehearsals, performances, and partners onstage and off, she confronts the tangle of love, jealousy, pride, and obsession that are beginning to fracture her own sanity. Funny, dark, intimate, and unflinchingly honest,The Cranes Danceis a book that pulls back the curtains to reveal the private lives of dancers and explores the complicated bond between sisters.

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