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Book Two, Chapter 321: Life as Change

In her book The Amateur, An Independent Life of Letters, Wendy Lesser writes of meeting the aging ballerina Tamara Toumanova, who began the study of ballet in Paris at age five. Six years later she was discovered by Balanchine. The ballerina tells Wendy…

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Ernestina

Ernestina

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My writer husband’s favorite nickname for me was Ernestina, so in this 2-book memoir, he is Ernie. This is his story, our story, and my story. I invite you in.