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The Tumbling Turner sisters

Juliette Fay

The Tumbling Turner sisters

by Juliette Fay

  • 101 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sisters,
  • Vaudeville,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJuliette Fay
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3606.A95 T86 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339 pages
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27210375M
    ISBN 101501134477
    ISBN 109781501134470
    LC Control Number2015039001
    OCLC/WorldCa928481237

    The Tumbling Turner Sisters is an engaging family story about a little-explored time in entertainment history. Compelling characters and meticulous research create an engaging narrative that manages to be both charming and thought-provoking.   In Juliette Fay’s The Tumbling Turner Sisters, Gert and Winnie Turner narrate the tragedies and triumphs of their lives, and everything in ’s gorgeous prose lends itself to this touching story of the four Turner girls, their mother Ethel and father Frank, and the extended family they acquire as they take the stage during the vaudeville era.

    Get this from a library! The Tumbling Turner sisters. [Juliette Fay] -- "In , the four Turner sisters and their parents are barely scraping along. Their father is a low-paid boot stitcher in Johnson City, NY, and the Turners are always one paycheck away from. THECOSTCOCONNECTION The Tumbling Turner Sisters (Item#; 1/3) is in most Costco warehouses, along with food and drink to host a memorable book club. NETKOFF / SHUTTERSTOCK OUR DIGITAL EDITIONS Click here for a video of Juliette Fay talking about The Tumbling Turner Sisters.

    The story tried so hard to include all of them, constantly, that it brushed over a lot of what I would have wanted to know about them. I'd have happily read a much longer book if it meant more insight into their personalities, hopes, and fears. As a /5(18).   Heartwarming and surprising, The Tumbling Turner Sisters is ultimately a story of awakening—to unexpected possibilities, to love and heartbreak, and to the dawn of a new American era. For fans of Orphan Train and Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants, a compelling historical novel from “one of the best authors of women’s fiction.


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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Tumbling Turner Sisters: A Book Club Recommendation!.Reviews: Inthe Turner sisters and their parents are barely scraping by.

Their father is a low-paid boot-stitcher in Johnson City, New York, and the family is always one paycheck away from eviction. When their father’s hand is crushed and he can no longer work, their irrepressible mother decides that the vaudeville stage is their best and only chance for survival.

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I as provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review/5(30). This reading group guide for The Tumbling Turner Sisters includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your ed on: Janu   Book clubs are sure to fall for The Tumbling Turner Sisters.

Through this band of charming young women—and their stage mother, of course—Juliette Fay delivers the history, mystery, and prejudice of vaudeville in a story that is ultimately about the possibility of practice making something perfect (or perfect enough, anyway), the benefits of /5(14). Along with their starstruck mother and Nell’s infant son, they hit the road as the Tumbling Turner Sisters, an acrobatic act that eventually lands them on the thriving vaudeville circuit.

As they perform with a host of legendary acts (and some unsavory rivals), brash Gert and bookish Winnie encounter everything from hardworking dreamers to. THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS Questions for Discussion Early in the novel, Gert muses about what she’s willing to do to have “a bigger, better life.” Going on tour certainly gives her a broader view of the world, but by the end of the novel, would you say her life is better.

Now in trade paperback, THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS by Juliette Fay is a careening, heartwarming historical novel "filled with energetic prose and colorful characters" (Christina Baker Kline) set amidst the tumultuous and thrilling backdrop of s American Vaudeville, featuring the four Turner sisters and the 'last chance act' that will save their family.

Heartwarming and surprising, The Tumbling Turner Sisters is ultimately a story of awakening - to unexpected possibilities, to love and heartbreak, and to the dawn of a new American era. © Juliette Fay (P) Blackstone Audio, Inc.

“Book clubs are sure to fall for The Tumbling Turner h this band of charming young women—and their stage mother, of course—Juliette Fay delivers the history, mystery, and prejudice of vaudeville in a story that is ultimately about the possibility of practice making something perfect (or perfect enough, anyway), the benefits of humor and ambition.

Analysis: A story about four sisters growing up, working together, encouraging each other and trying to find their way in life, The Tumbling Turner Sisters is like a vaudevillian version of Little Women — a correlation made just a little too obvious with the author’s mention of the American classic within her own novel, as Winnie attempts.

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The Tumbling Turner Sisters $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. City of Flickering Light; Buy this book Discover what to read next. There is a seamier side to the business, however, and the young women face dangers and turns of fate they never could have anticipated.

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The Tumbling Turner Sisters by Juliette Fay is a Gallery Books publication. I as provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This wonderful historical novel pays homage to Vaudeville while weaving a story around the Turner sisters and their many trials, life lessons, failures and successes /5(13).

THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS. by Juliette Fay. BUY NOW FROM Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1st, More Fiction & Literature > SIMILAR BOOKS SUGGESTED BY OUR CRITICS: our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.Juliette Fay is the author of USA Today bestseller THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS, chosen as the Costco Pennie’s Book Club Pick, January Her previous novels include THE SHORTEST WAY HOME, one of Library Journal‘s Top 5 Best Books of Women’s Fiction; DEEP DOWN TRUE, short-listed for the Women’s Fiction award by the American Library .The Tumbling Turner Sisters by Juliette Fay - For fans of Orphan Train and Water for Elephants, a compelling historical novel from “one of the best authors of Released on: Janu