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All the beautiful girls : a novel / Elizabeth J. Church.

Available copies

  • 6 of 10 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fernie Heritage Library.

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0 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fernie Heritage Library FIC CHU (Text) 35136000537408 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 08/07/2018
Castlegar Public Library FIC CHU (Text) 35146002070100 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/21/2018
Kitimat Public Library Chu (Text) 32665002105148 Adult fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/19/2018
Mackenzie Public Library CHU (Text) 35192000308266 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Nelson Public Library F CHU (Text) 3514830028069 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/28/2018
Tumbler Ridge Public Library AF CHURC (Text) TRL23195 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399181061 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
A powerful novel about a gutsy showgirl who tries to conquer her past amongst the glamour of 1960s Las Vegas — and finds unexpected fortune, friendship, and love. It was unimaginable. When she was eight years old, Lily Decker somehow survived the auto accident that killed her parents and sister, but neither her emotionally distant aunt nor her all-too-attentive uncle could ease her grief. Dancing proves to be Lily’s only solace, and eventually she receives a “scholarship” to a local dance academy—courtesy of a mysterious benefactor. Grown and ready to leave home for good, Lily changes her name to Ruby Wilde and heads to Las Vegas to be a troupe dancer, but her sensual beauty and voluptuous figure land her work instead as a showgirl performing everywhere from Les Folies Bergere at the Tropicana to the Stardust’s Lido de Paris. Wearing sky-high headdresses, five-inch heels, and costumes dripping with feathers and rhinestones, Ruby may have all the looks of a Sin City success story, but she still must learn to navigate the world of men—and figure out what real love looks like. With her uncanny knack for understanding the hidden lives of women, Elizabeth J. Church captures both the iconic extravagance of an era and the bravery of a young woman who dances through her sadness to find connection, freedom, and, most important, herself.
Subject: Showgirls > Fiction.
Dancers > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Las Vegas Strip (Nev.) > Fiction.
Las Vegas (Nev.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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