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Joan Brady was born in California and danced with the New York City Ballet in her 20s, which became the subject of her highly-acclaimed autobiography The Unmaking of a Dancer. Her novel Death comes for Peter Pan was longlisted for the Orange Prize, and with Theory of War she became the first woman to win the Whitbread Book of the Year. She now lives in Oxford.
Books By Joan Brady
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Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
In a time of looming war, the wealthy liberals of the Whig Party work to topple a tyrannical prime minister and a lunatic king. Will Eliza Farren, England's leading comedic actress, gain entry to that elite circle that calls itself the World? Can Lord Derby endure public mockery of his long, unconsummated courtship of the actress? Will Anne Damer, a sculptor and rumored Sapphist, be the cause of Eliza's fall from grace?