Ice Charades: Penguins Behaving Badly and Other Follies From the Road

Ice Charades: Penguins Behaving Badly and Other Follies From the Road

Jenny Hall / Sep 23, 2019

Ice Charades Penguins Behaving Badly and Other Follies From the Road Think skating in an ice show is glamorous Ice Charades reveals the sharp blades thin ice empty wallets and emptier stomachs backstage It s and Sue isn t sure she ll survive her employment in Fo

  • Title: Ice Charades: Penguins Behaving Badly and Other Follies From the Road
  • Author: Jenny Hall
  • ISBN: 9781448618651
  • Page: 370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Think skating in an ice show is glamorous Ice Charades reveals the sharp blades, thin ice, empty wallets and emptier stomachs backstage It s 1983 and Sue isn t sure she ll survive her employment in Follies On Ice One day she nearly suffocates inside a giant penguin costume, the next she s sniffing food as a cheap way to diet She thought traveling in a European ice sho Think skating in an ice show is glamorous Ice Charades reveals the sharp blades, thin ice, empty wallets and emptier stomachs backstage It s 1983 and Sue isn t sure she ll survive her employment in Follies On Ice One day she nearly suffocates inside a giant penguin costume, the next she s sniffing food as a cheap way to diet She thought traveling in a European ice show would be an easy and exciting way to fulfill her childhood dream She only plans to take one year off from college her version of a junior year abroad Instead of academics, she s getting schooled in eight hour days in skates, ten second six piece costume changes and the perils of a backstage romance This book is a charmer Jenny Hall has crafted a delightful coming of age story of a young woman and her sometimes comical, sometimes heart wrenching journey to find love and ultimately herself You don t have to be interested in figure skating to appreciate the colorful characters and their adventures on the road trip of a lifetime Nikki Nichols Cunningham, Author of Frozen in Time The Enduring Legacy of the 1961 U.S Figure Skating Team

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      • Jenny Hall

        Jenny Hall performed in national and international ice shows for over 13 years When she discovered that the Russians were teaching bears to skate, she decided it was a good time to get out of the business She currently lives in Princeton, New Jersey with her husband and daughter.For information, please visit jennyhallbooks or the Ice Charades Blog


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    1. I picked up this 99 cent Kindle as background for a character who had been on an ice show tour. It takes place in the 1980s, so information is not current, but it would have given me a place to start asking questions if I hadnt ended up dropping the character. We follow Sue through her first 8-month ice show tour, living in hotels, rooming with other skaters, looking for the cheapest deal, weigh-ins, fines for various infractions (e.g. lateness, falls, packing personal belongings in show crates, [...]


    2. A fun, light read, "Ice Charades: Penguins Behaving Badly" takes us back to the 80's and the strangeness that is on-ice entertainment. Jenny Hall gives us a larger-than-life tale of uncomfortable costumes, drunken penguins and hotel room roulette on a damn-near-abusive pay scale. An Ice show isn't the first thing you'd think of for the tell-all category, but this has it all. Written in an easy-going, playful style,"Ice Charades" is an excellent beach-book- or brain-candy for an indulgent rest fr [...]




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