Mao's Last DancerLarge Print - 2006
An amazon.com Spring 2004 Breakout Book.AudioFile Earphones Award Winner, Oct/Nov 2004.This is the true story of how, by the thinnest thread of a chance, one moment in time changed the course of a small boy's life in ways that are beyond imagination. One day he would dance with some of the greatest ballet companies of the world. One day he would be a friend to a president and first lady, movie stars and the most influential people in America. One day he would become a star: Mao's last dancer, and the darling of the West. Here is Li Cunxin's own story, a beautiful, rich account of an inspirational life, told with honesty, dignity and pride. €Œ[A] heartening rags-to-riches story€¥ €" Publisher's Weekly€ŒThe listener's interest never flags €¦ [Paul English] imbues the narrative with ingenuousness and enthusiasm. The result is an audiobook that is superior to its source.€¥ €" AudioFile
Publisher: Tullamarine, Vic. : 2006
Branch Call Number: LT 792.8092 LI
Characteristics: 531 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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