Dancing on my grave: an autobiography

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Doubleday, Oct 1, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
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The shattering story of a dream which became a heartbreaking nightmare for one of America's most famous ballerinas, Gelsey Kirkland, who chronicles her brilliant start as a dancer with George Balanchine, her legendary partnership with Mikhail Baryshnikov, her agonizing descent into drugs, and her struggles to rise again. Photographs.

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Review: Dancing on My Grave

User Review  - Vivian - Goodreads

I found this a troubling and sad read. The torture she seemed to be continually subjecting herself to was upsetting, but I think it was something out of her control. I don't see this as a glimpse ... Read full review

Review: Dancing on My Grave

User Review  - Alice - Goodreads

I read this book for the first time when I was about 13. My mom was reading it so I borrowed it from her. I remember finding it long-winded and really annoying to read and while some of this was ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Greg Lawrence is the author and coauthor of five books, including "Dance with Demons: The Life of Jerome Robbins"; the bestselling autobiography of Gelsey Kirkland, "Dancing on My Grave"; "Colored Lights"; and "The Shape of Love".