Dreamtime Alice

Dreamtime Alice

3.82 (100 ratings by Goodreads)
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These memoirs detail the life of Mandy Sayer, a street performer who left her home of Sydney with her father to start a new life on the streets of New York. She tells of their first season in New York, the long winter in New Orleans, her relationships with men, and the final return to New York.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 341 pages
  • 146 x 202 x 26mm | 498.96g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747540454
  • 9780747540458

Review quote

"A reminder of just how dynamic a memoir can be. Sayer has crafted a spell-binding story of family mythology and betrayal that delights in the melody of each and every word rather than in its exotic subject matter. Layered with fluid, evocative descriptions that belie the eleven years' sweat that went into it, the book is the literary cousin to all those old tap routines". -- Interviewshow more

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100 ratings
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2 7% (7)
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