A True History Of The Hula Hoop by Judith Lanigan

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When burlesque performer Catherine Barnier stumbles upon evidence that Brisbane schoolkids were hula hooping in the early 1950's, she smells a conspiracy. Up till then, most people thought the Wham-O toy company invented the hula hoop in Los Angeles in 1958.

Catherine's quest to unlock the truth takes her from Melbourne to Minneapolis, from Moscow to Milan, and back to Melbourne again. Along the way she plays a dying swan in the rain, has her props suspiciously sabotaged and learns that for centuries the stage was a man's domain...

 

Book Information

Format: Paperback

Published: 2009

Category: Fiction

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Pages: 297

Dimensions: 232 x 154 x 23mm