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Aida

Price, Leontyne

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ISBN 10: 015200405X / ISBN 13: 9780152004057
Published by Gulliver Books/Harcourt, San Diego, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED BY BOTH ILLUSTRATORS ON TITLE PAGE. Black boards, black cloth spine with gilt titles, pale yellow dust jacket completely illustrated, acetate-protected dust jacket, gorgeous full page color illustrations. Record # 806776. Bookseller Inventory # 806776

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Title: Aida

Publisher: Gulliver Books/Harcourt, San Diego

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Leo and Diane Dillon

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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With depth and understanding, acclaimed diva Leontyne Price retells this famous opera about the beautiful princess of Ethiopia. “The Dillons magnificently capture the drama with powerful full-page illustrations that resemble stage sets. . . . Ideal for reading aloud during an Egyptian unit, in music classes, to children attending the opera, or for the pure aesthetic experience.”--Booklist

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There's no voice like that of opera singer Leontyne Price, and in this retelling of Aida, published in paperback for the first time, we discover that her writer's voice is equally moving. This tale of the Ethiopian princess-turned-slave, her soldier lover, and their inevitable tragedy is a favorite of Price, who reveals her feeling of sisterhood with the doomed Aida in the book's afterword. Price brings just enough distance to this story of love, jealousy, war, envy, and suicide to temper her passion. Telling the tale of Aida, one of the world's most famous--and tragic--operas, in appropriate language and tone is a task to which Price is more than equal.

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