Quote by: Cathy Marie Buchanan

Edgar Degas's famous sculpture, 'Little Dancer Aged Fourteen,' served as my muse for 'The Painted Girls.' I came upon a television documentary on the work, and as someone who held the sculpture in high esteem and who largely considered ballet to be the high-minded pursuit of privileged young girls, I was struck by what I would learn.

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Author Bio

  • NameCathy Marie Buchanan
  • DescriptionCanadian writer
  • BornMay 23, 1963
  • CountryCanada
  • ProfessionNovelist