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Author Ketchum, Liza, 1946- author.

Title The life fantastic : a novel in three acts / Liza Ketchum.

Publication Info. Blue Ash, OH : Merit Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, Fiction  New Shelf  YA FIC KETCHUM,L    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Young Adult, On Order.
Description 256 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary "In 1913, young Teresa dreams of leaving her life in Vermont and hitting the road to join a vaudeville troop and sing in theaters across the country. Once she does, however, she finds the job and the country is not as glamorous as she once believed"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-256).
Summary In 1913, Teresa dreams of leaving her life in Vermont, hitting the road to join a vaudeville troop, and sing in theaters across the country. Running away to New York, she becomes friends with Pietro, a talented African American dancer. But at a time when young black men could be lynched just for looking at a white girl, there are dangers in their relationship.
Subject Singers -- Juvenile fiction.
Vaudeville -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Performing arts -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- History -- 1913-1921 -- Juvenile fiction.
Singers -- Fiction.
Vaudeville -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Performing arts -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 1913-1921 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.
Other Form: Online version: Ketchum, Liza, 1946- Life fantastic. Blue Ash, OH : Merit Press, [2017] 9781440598777 (DLC) 2016038608
ISBN 9781440598760 (hardback)
1440598762 (hardcover)
9781440598777 (ebook)

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