Ballerina Author:Edward Stewart They shared everything--an apartment in New York, a career, ambitions, dreams. Unknowingly they also shared a lover. And that's where the trouble first began. — Christine Avery and Stephanie Lang were only kids when they moved to New York--young dancers coming of age in the dazzling, competitive, heartbreaking world of ballet. In time they would ... more »have to choose between friendship and the harsh demands of craft--and through that choice, each of them would become a woman at last.
Here is a richly authentic novel of the ballet--full of fascinating inside information about the intrigue and backstage politics that swirl around this most ephemeral, most demanding of arts. And here is also a deeply romantic tale of rivalry and love, and the life giving triumph of dance.« less