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The Girl Who Fell Down

A Biography of Joan McCracken

by Lisa Jo Sagolla

  • 195 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Northeastern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Dance,
  • Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue,
  • Dancers,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • McCracken, Joan,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Dancers,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • United States,
  • Dance - General,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Actors,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8574045M
    ISBN 101555535739
    ISBN 109781555535735
    OCLC/WorldCa51924238

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    The Girl Who Fell Chapter 1 The Beginning: Three Months Earlier I’ve got one foot in this world and one in the next. Stuck in the limbo of being a high school senior. Here, but dreaming of next year, of college and Edition: Reprint.   The Girl Who Fell opens with Rosie Day and Will Fletcher as teenage twins Billie and Lenny, talking about death with the kind of candid honesty that only exists pre-adulthood, before social conditioning teaches us how to respond, how to behave. The first scene makes light work of a harrowing topic with the teens' earnest, grounded delivery.

    An overnight sensation for her comedic role as "The Girl Who Falls Down" in the groundbreaking musical Oklahoma!, McCracken established the prototype dancer-comedienne, headlining in ballet, stage, film, and television productions before her life was tragically cut short by complications from Lisa Jo Sagolla draws on extensive interviews with . "The Girl Who Fell from the Sky can actually fly Its energy comes from its vividly realized characters, from how they perceive one another. Durrow has a terrific ear for dialogue, an ability to summon a wealth of hopes and fears in a single line." --The New York Times Book Review.


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