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Raising the Barre Audiobook

Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts, and My Midlife Quest to Dance the Nutcracker

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Publisher's Summary

When Lauren Kessler was 12, her ballet instructor crushed not just her dreams of being a ballerina but also her youthful self-assurance. Now, many decades and three children later, Kessler embarks on a journey to join a professional company to perform in The Nutcracker.

Raising the Barre is more than just one woman's story; it is a story about shaking things up, taking risks, and ignoring good sense and forgetting how old you are and how you're "supposed" to act. It's about testing limits and raising the bar(re) on your own life.

©2015 Lauren Kessler (P)2015 Tantor

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    I am not a dancer but I relate to the story..."we should play to our weaknesses!"

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    This is really amazing. I love anything ballet! Its so much fun! I love this book!:)

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