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Ada : comedian, dancer, fighter Kaz Cooke.

Ada : comedian, dancer, fighter Kaz Cooke.
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400232419 AFA COO
Australian Fiction   Gunnedah . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780670077939
Name Cooke, Kaz, 1962- author.
Title Ada : comedian, dancer, fighter Kaz Cooke.
Published [Melbourne, Victoria] : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2017
Description 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes National Library of Australia's N copy inscribed by the author.
Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary 'It's not every day a handsome young man appears on your doorstep to ask if you're a respectable womana' Miss Ada Delroy and her famous vaudeville troupe stormed five continents, enchanting royalty, miners and larrikins alike with her wit, illusions, and breathtaking dances. 'I had a diamond pendant near as big as an emu egg off the Maharajah of What's-His-Name. They named a racehorse after me, and a pigeon and a potato soup on an Orient steamship.' Under the costume made from 100 yards of billowing silk was a woman who couldn't help being both fabulous and disreputable. Down on her luck in a rented room in Melbourne, morphia cocktail in hand, Ada receives a visitor. Is she ready to share her secrets?
Subjects Delroy, Ada -- Fiction
Vaudeville -- Fiction
Biographical fiction
Celebrities
Women comedians
Genre Australian fiction
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