Radiant : the dancer, the scientist, and a friendship forged in light
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New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2021.
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Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9781538717363
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x, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Central Ridge - Adult
792. 802 HEI
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Published
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2021.
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781538717363

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-324).
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"At the turn of the century, Paris was a hotbed of creativity. Technology boomed, delivering to the world electric light, the automobile, and new ways to treat disease, while imagination blossomed, creating Art Nouveau, motion pictures, and modernist literature. A pivotal figure during this time, yet largely forgotten today, Loie Fuller was an American performance artist who became a living symbol of the Art Nouveau movement with her hypnotic dances and stunning theatrical effects. Credited today as the pioneer of modern dance, she was perennially broke, never took no for an answer, spent most of her life with a female partner, and never questioned her drive. She was a visionary, a renegade, and a loyal friend. In the early 1900s, she heard about Marie Curie's discovery of a glowing blue element and dreamed of using it to dazzle audiences on stage. While Loie's dream wouldn't be realized, her connection with Marie and their shared fascination with radium endured. RADIANT is the true story of Marie Curie and Loie Fuller, two revolutionary women drawn together at the dawn of a new era by a singular discovery, and the lifelong friendship that grew out of their shared passion for enlightenment"--,Provided by publisher.
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FEB 2021

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Heinecke, L. L. (2021). Radiant: the dancer, the scientist, and a friendship forged in light (First edition.). Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Heinecke, Liz Lee. 2021. Radiant: The Dancer, the Scientist, and a Friendship Forged in Light. Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Heinecke, Liz Lee. Radiant: The Dancer, the Scientist, and a Friendship Forged in Light Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

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Heinecke, Liz Lee. Radiant: The Dancer, the Scientist, and a Friendship Forged in Light First edition., Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

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