The Chaperone (Prebound)

By Laura Moriarty

Turtleback Books, 9780606316200, 406pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/4/2012)
Paperback (6/4/2013)
Hardcover, Large Print (6/1/2012)
Hardcover (6/5/2012)
Paperback, Large Print (6/4/2013)
Compact Disc (6/5/2012)
Audio Cassette (6/1/2012)
Paperback (4/1/2012)
Paperback (4/1/2012)
Compact Disc (7/5/2012)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (6/5/2012)
MP3 CD (6/5/2012)

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June 2012 Indie Next List

“Silent film star Louise Brooks was accustomed to being the center of attention, but that is not the case in this exquisite novel about the summer of 1922 when 15-year-old Louise traveled to New York for dance training. At the center of this story is her chaperone, 36-year-old Cora Carlisle, who has reasons of her own for traveling to New York that fateful summer. Cora's story is one of casting after the classic American dream with a few unexpected twists, and Moriarty's writing captures it perfectly.”
— Katherine Osborne, Kennebooks, Kennebunk, ME
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About the Author

Laura Moriarty is the author of "The Center of Everything," "The Rest of Her Life," and "While I'm Falling." She lives in Kansas.