Any Day Now by Denise RoigAny Day Now by Denise Roig

Any Day Now

byDenise Roig

Paperback | October 15, 2004

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Dancer Martha Graham and her collaborator Louis Horst developed a theory of modern dance based on the sonata form and the inevitable change that comes from confrontation. Denise Roig, who studied dance at Juilliard in New York when she was a young woman, takes their ABA sonata movement and uses it to underpin this collection of short stories. In these stories, characters confront themselves, their partners, their choices and their lives. The change, when it comes, can be moving, sudden, quiet and heartbreaking. Stories within the cycles are linked by characters, locale or theme: a single woman yearning to adopt a child from Russia; Quebec-born immigrants lost in translation in Western Massachusetts; an American woman floundering on a kibbutz in northern Israel between wars; couples trying to save marriages against all odds; a famous American poet dying of AIDS in Venice. All are struggling, all hoping the way will be made clear. Any day now.
Denise Roig moved to Montreal from Los Angeles in 1989 when her twelve-year-old daughter Ariel convinced her they should run away so Ariel could join the circus. Ariel went to study with Montreal's Cirque du Soleil and Denise has been living in Montreal ever since. Denise is also the author of A Quiet Night and a Perfect End, a short-s...
Title:Any Day NowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.96 × 5.29 × 0.61 inPublished:October 15, 2004Publisher:Signature EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0921833989

ISBN - 13:9780921833987

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