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Billy Elliot (Adult Edition)

Product Number: D0233
Released: 01 Jul, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781407419305
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Description

Billy's mother is dead, and his father and brother are fiercely involved in a bitter miners' fight that has split the local community. Billy's father wants his son to learn boxing, like he did and his father before him. But Billy is fascinated by the grace and magic of ballet and is determined to dance his way to a different future...

Author(s): Melvin Burgess
Original Publish Date: 01 Jul, 2008

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Author(s): Melvin Burgess
Product Number CX102
Released: 01 Apr, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407417059

Professional reviews

"'A writer of the highest quality with exceptional powers of insight.' SUNDAY TIMES 'Billy Elliot the book, the film, the musical and now the audiobook. And deeply affecting it is: a portrait of a widowed Durham collier desperately trying to keep his family together as grief and the miners' strike threaten to overwhelm him. Billy's 'bally' is inspirational, but it's only part of the story.' RACHEL REDFORD, THE OBSERVER"

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