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Born to Dance

June Tate

9780749020033
320 pages
Allison & Busby Ltd
Overview
1934. Talented eighteen-year-old dancer Bonny Burton joins the chorus at Southampton's Palace of Varieties and becomes fast friends with gifted choreographer Rob Andrews. When the pair are spotted by a talent scout, they are contracted to appear in the West End. Soon, Bonny becomes the darling of the theatrical world, but when she falls in love with Mickey O'Halleran, a handsome boxer who is trained by Foxy Gordon, a promoter with a shady past, her career is put in jeopardy ... Can Bonny survive the consequences that fate has cruelly tossed her way?
Author Bio
June Tate was born in Southampton and spent the early years of her childhood in the Cotswolds. After leaving school she became a hairdresser on cruise ships the Queen Mary and the Mauretania, meeting many Hollywood film stars and VIPs on her travels. After her marriage to an airline pilot, she lived in Sussex and Hampshire before moving to Estoril in Portugal, and then back to Sussex. June passed away in 2019.