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Arabesque: Dancing on the Edge in Los Angeles

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It's 1960 in Los Angeles. Cherie is 17 and on the threshold of change, even as the world awaits the cataclysmic turbulence that soon comes. Cherie is a dancer, a student at UCLA, and in love with a handsome, troubled graduate student who wants her to give up her career plans. The havoc sets her off-balance and into a nightmare world far from her dreams. Arabesque is a ...more
Kindle Edition, 280 pages
Published December 20th 2014 by Mirasol Press (first published December 11th 2014)
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Dec 22, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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It takes bravery to write a memoir. Since the story is presented as factual, and is presented without the benefit of camouflage behind fictional events and characters, I choose not to judge plot or content--this is part of a person's life story, after all. The 3.5 star rating I've awarded is meant to applaud the experience the author has worked to communicate of their life and loves as a dance student in UCLA in the 60's. Every life is unique, and readers enjoy other perspectives about times ...more
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