Women of the Metro Ballet

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A novel about four young mothers trying to raise their daughters as they struggle with difficult sibling relationships, disengaged spouses, domestic abuse, and life-threatening illness. Set in New Orleans, this story about relationships provides a unique insight into the minds of the five narrators - the four women and one of the daughters. More

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Published: Dec. 16, 2012
Words: 51,810
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301295654
About Nicki Bloch

Nicki Blumenau Bloch is an IT professional who spent many years studying dance, followed by many years transporting her two daughters to and from dance classes. She grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, and spent a decade living in New Orleans. She now resides in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Dan.


Review by: Pam on Jan. 31, 2013 : (no rating)
An easy read with a good development of character the later end was a little mills and boon .
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Patty Cunnington on Jan. 06, 2013 : star star star star star
I really enjoyed this book. I read it in two days as it compelled me to finish it so I could see what happened to all the women. I could vividly picture the coffee shop and all the women due to the author's great development of the characters and her detail about New Orleans gave me a real feel for the city.
Patty Cunnington
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Mark Weinberg on Dec. 28, 2012 : star star star star star
Beautiful and captivating writing - and this coming from someone who doesn't typically read this genre of book. Throughout, I was eager to read how things unfold and followed it with emotion. Skilled writing that has yielded an intelligent and humane work of art that addresses the female condition and penetrates the soul of women.
I only have praise
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: diane hovav on Dec. 17, 2012 : star star star star star
Excellent read. I thoroughly enjoyed it and did not want to put it down. The characters were so life-like and likable, you could totally relate. Great book club material, and would make an awesome chick flick.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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