Adrienne Sharp

more photos (3)




Elizabeth
7 books | 84 friends

Yona Mc...
28 books | 346 friends

Betty Jo
1,945 books | 323 friends

Esther
390 books | 70 friends

David H...
270 books | 903 friends

Susanne...
494 books | 326 friends

Cherilyn
7 books | 28 friends

Gina B.
148 books | 31 friends

More friends…

Adrienne is following 4 people

Adrienne Sharp

Goodreads Author


gender
female

genre

member since
November 2010


About this author

Adrienne Sharp entered the world of ballet at age seven and trained at the prestigious Harkness Ballet in New York. She received her M.A. with honors from the Writing Seminars at the Johns Hopkins University and was awarded a Henry Hoyns Fellowship at the University of Virginia. She has been a fiction fellow at MacDowell, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Squaw Valley Writer’s Conference. She is the author of White Swan, Black Swan and The Sleeping Beauty.


Since the movie “Black Swan” hit the theaters, people have been asking me if the movie is based on my book “White Swan, Black Swan,” a collection of short stories about the ballet world. No, it is not, but I can see the similarities. No one stabs herself in the face with a steel nail file in my book nor does a dancer ram another into a mirror and then stab her in the abdomen with a shard of its... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
4 comments
6 likes · like  • 
Published on May 17, 2011 20:38 • 1,627 views
Average rating: 3.48 · 953 ratings · 188 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The True Memoirs of Little K
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 625 ratings — published 2010 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
White Swan, Black Swan
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
First Love
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
First Love
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2005
Rate this book
Clear rating
Systematics of Antirrhinum ...
by
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1988
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Adrienne Sharp…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Adrienne's Recent Updates

Adrienne Sharp added photos to Adrienne Sharp
267711 267710
Adrienne Sharp is now friends with Gina B.
More of Adrienne's books…
“So whatever you think of me, don't pity me. I had a beautiful life. I was loved, admired, feted, copied, mocked, treasured, and feared. I am one hundred years old and I am no longer afraid of anything.”
Adrienne Sharp, The True Memoirs of Little K

“There is no greater pleasure than winning a competition with one's sister and no greater sorrow than to see her suffer because of it.”
Adrienne Sharp, The True Memoirs of Little K

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Graywolf Press: Weekend Reads 7/23/10 9 18 Jul 27, 2010 08:21AM  
Graywolf Press: Weekend Reads 7/30/10 6 16 Aug 02, 2010 05:30AM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Winter Challenge 2010-2011 Completed Tasks (do not delete any posts) 2589 837 Feb 28, 2011 09:05PM  
A History of Royals: This topic has been closed to new comments. Nominations for August/September Group Read 28 72 Jul 18, 2011 08:07PM  
Books on the Nigh...: What are you Currently Reading? -September 2011 132 189 Sep 30, 2011 08:33AM  
Book Nook Cafe: Book lists 71 202 Nov 25, 2013 07:36AM  



No comments have been added yet.