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Ten Cents a Dance

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781599904627
Author(s): Christine Fletcher
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Dimensions: 127 x 196 x 28 (w x l x h)
Pages: 356
Pages: 14-18

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Description:
With her mother ill, its up to fifteenyearold Ruby Jacinski to support her family. But in the 1940s, the only opportunities open to a PolishAmerican girl from Chicagos poor Yards is a job in one of the meatpacking plants. Through a chance meeting with a local tough, Ruby lands a job as a taxi dancera girl paid ten cents to dance with any manand soon becomes an expert in the art of fishing as she works her patrons for meals, clothes, even jewelry.
Drawn ever deeper into the world of dance halls, jazz, and the mob, Ruby gradually realizes that the only one who can save her is herself.

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