Dancing Backwards in High Heels

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Hachette Australia, Jul 1, 2010 - Fiction - 320 pages
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At forty-two, Madeleine Huchinson is in a rut. Newly arrived in Australia from America, she is struggling to cope with two children, a flagging marriage and an overwhelming sense of invisibility. One winter evening while trying to get her sick son to a GP, she glimpes couples dancing, touching and laughing in a warmly lit studio. Attracted to this new world and reminded of her younger self, she decides to join a Latin American dance class. Maddy starts reclaiming her identity on the dance floor - facing choices that threaten her marriage and tempations that could see her lose everything.

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User Review  - shelleyraec - LibraryThing

I was thrilled to be offered the chance to review Dancing Backwards In High Heels for the AWW Challenge, as it’s premise particularly appealed to me. The protagonist, Madeleine Hutchinson, is near my ... Read full review

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User Review  - VirgoGirl - LibraryThing

This was a nice, easy read. It explored a woman who has lost her identity and finds it again through dancing (which she used to do when she was younger). The only thing I didn't like was how she ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Christine Darcas has had numerous articles and short fiction published both in Australia and overseas. She is the author of two novels, DANCING BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS and SPINNING OUT.

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