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When We Danced on Water: A Novel [NOOK Book]

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At eighty-five, Teo is ready to retire from the bombast and romance of life as one of the world’s most influential choreographers. But when he meets Vivi, a fortyish waitress at a Tel Aviv café, the fires of his youth flare back to life—his passion for a woman’s touch, his long-buried anguish at his wartime experiences, and his complex engagement with dance. Vivi’s life will change, too, as the warmth of Teo’s affection counterbalances her harrowing time as an Israeli soldier in an illicit relationship. For both,...

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When We Danced on Water: A Novel

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Overview

At eighty-five, Teo is ready to retire from the bombast and romance of life as one of the world’s most influential choreographers. But when he meets Vivi, a fortyish waitress at a Tel Aviv café, the fires of his youth flare back to life—his passion for a woman’s touch, his long-buried anguish at his wartime experiences, and his complex engagement with dance. Vivi’s life will change, too, as the warmth of Teo’s affection counterbalances her harrowing time as an Israeli soldier in an illicit relationship. For both, their investment in art, and indeed in life itself, will reawaken as the ghosts of their suppressed pasts—from Warsaw to Copenhagen, Berlin to Tel Aviv—cry out for forgiveness and healing.

With lustrous prose capturing the grit and fury of history and the breathtaking power of passion, When We Danced on Water is a compelling novel of intimacy and identity, art and ambition, and how love can truly transcend tragedy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062033437
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/17/2011
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 401,257
  • File size: 3 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 27, 2014

    Nightfall

    A handsome black tom walks in. "May i join?"

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    Posted August 27, 2014

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    W<_>&epsilon<_>lcom<_>&epsilon to S<_>&upsilon<_>nCl<_>&alpha<_>n! <p> I am Mistystar, the leader of SunClan. <br>First of all, I would like to say that we are a pact clan. We can not fight the Ethereal, and they can not attack us. We are very realistic.<p>&star R<_>&upsilon<_>l<_>&epsilon<_>s &star <br>To join, ask me. Elders, queens with kits, pregnant queens, warriors, and apprentices will be accepted, but none of the "parent leaving kit" business. Kits must have at least one parent with them to join.<br>Ceremonies will be held when a kit has reached his/her sixth moon or when an apprentice is twelve moons and has passed his assessment. The leader will hold the ceremonies. The deputy can suggest mentors for apprentices, but can not hold ceremonies.<br>Do not mate in camp. Younger children rp, and we do not want to give them a bad example. Pick a private result.<br>"An active clan is a strong clan." Be active! So many cats become inactive.<p>&star M<_>&alpha<_>p &star <br>Result one is the introduction, map, and rules.<br>Result two is the main camp.<br>Result three is the medicine cat den.<br>Result four is Bigrock, the ceremony place.<br>The nursery is at result five.<br>The warriors den is result six.<br>Result seven is the apprentices den.<br>Result eight is the leader's den.<br>Private results are from result nine onward.<p>~M<_>&iota<_>styst<_>&alpha<_>r

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  • Posted April 17, 2012

    great

    This book was wonderful, I did not want it to end. I loved the characters

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