I just can't think of words to describe how much I loved this book.
Sugarless Plum is a fascinating, beautifully written story of an ambitious young girl overcoming life's many obstacles, and succeeding in spite of them.
Karz takes us into the world of the School of American Ballet, founded by the great George Balanchine, as well as the New York City Ballet.
Thank you for sharing that diabetes is not a life ending sentence; but a bump in the road. Ballet is beauty.Published 11 days ago by daisy
I loved this book. Even under the toughest conditions physically and mentally you can endure and Excel. Read morePublished 1 month ago by gary st. martin
This book reminded me of why I love to read a memoir. It is written in such a fast-paced, straight forward, conversational way that not only did I feel as if I know the author... Read morePublished 8 months ago by claire ford fullerton
Beautiful edition, brand new book and fast shipping.
It was a great purchase. I recommend it for those who appreciate ballet and a touching story
Very informative and well written with an insiders view of the ballet world and its dancers and lifestyle! Read morePublished 15 months ago by marie maclennan
As a parent of a teen who also is a dancer and a diabetic, I found Zipporas memoir poiant and heart wrenching. Read morePublished 15 months ago by karen sturtevant
This book not only exposes the world of ballet, but is both an inspirational and cautionary tale for those of us living with diabetes. Read morePublished 15 months ago by J. Wozniak
I just finished Zippora Kar's memoir, Sugarless Plum. She has such a talent for "letting you into" the exclusive world of the NYC ballet company- while at the same time keeping it... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mama2Be
I imagine most people faced with a chronic illness ask the inevitable question, why should I be afflicted. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Nancy R. Katz