A Tender Thing

by Emily Neuberger
A Tender Thing
  • ISBN-13: 9780593084878
  • Author(s): Emily Neuberger
  • Subject: Historical fiction
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Publication Date: 09-04-2020
  • Format: h/b

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Growing up in rural Wisconsin, Eleanor always felt different. So when she discovers an open call for one of her favourite musical theatre productions, she leaves behind everything she knows to run off to New York City and audition. Raw and untrained, she catches the eye of famed composer Don Mannheim, who catapults her into the leading role of his new work, A Tender Thing, a provocative love story between a white woman and black man, one never before seen on a Broadway stage. As word of the production gets out, an outpouring of protest whips into a fury, and Emily must decide what she truly wants.
About the book

Growing up in rural Wisconsin, Eleanor always felt different. So when she discovers an open call for one of her favourite musical theatre productions, she leaves behind everything she knows to run off to New York City and audition. Raw and untrained, she catches the eye of famed composer Don Mannheim, who catapults her into the leading role of his new work, A Tender Thing, a provocative love story between a white woman and black man, one never before seen on a Broadway stage. As word of the production gets out, an outpouring of protest whips into a fury, and Emily must decide what she truly wants.