"Discover the fascinating and singular life story of Josephine Baker--actress, singer, dancer, Civil Rights activist, member of the French Resistance during WWII, and a woman dedicated to erasing prejudice and creating a more equitable world, in Josephine Baker's Last Dance. In this illuminating biographical novel, Sherry Jones brings to life Josephines early years in servitude and poverty in America, her rise to fame as a showgirl in her famous banana...
First Gallery Books trade paperback edition.
xii, 365 pages ; 21 cm
"The first retelling of the passionate, twelfth-century love story since the discovery of 113 lost love letters between Heloise d'Argenteuil and Pierre Abelard--the original Romeo and Juliet. He was the most famous philosopher in the world, a headmaster and a poet whose dashing good looks would make any woman swoon. She was Paris's most brilliant young scholar, beautiful and wry, and his student. Forbidden by the church and society to love each other,...