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Cherie Magnus
Attended Birmingham HS, UCLA, Immaculate Heart
Lives in Los Angeles, CA
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Indie California -- Discovering Local Authors
Because I was a Library Journal  professional reviewer for nine years, I'm especially pleased that my first memoir, The Church of Tango , was highlighted by Library Journal as a quality read on BiblioBoard's mobile digital library. In fact, it is the only o...
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Valentine Blog Hop of Indie Authors
Often authors who indie publish their work themselves, or self-publish, are discriminated against by reviewers, readers, and book stores. There are many reasons for this, and it's true that standards are a little lower in terms of editing and proofing, than...
Often authors who indie publish their work themselves, or self-publish, are discriminated against by reviewers, readers, and book stores. There are many reasons for this, and it's true that standards are a little lower in ter...
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Outtake from The Church of Tango: Cuba
LAST DANCE IN HAVANA                                                              The love I have for you I cannot deny My mouth is watering I just can’t help myself. --”Chan Chan” by Compay Segundo Am I dreaming or on the moon? Havana at night is surreal. ...
LAST DANCE IN HAVANA                                                             The love I have for you I cannot deny My mouth is watering I just can’t help myself. --”Chan Chan” by Compay Segundo Am I dreaming or o...
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Outtake from The Church of Tango: a Memoir: Mexico
Loco en San Miguel And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.  ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche       El Dia de los Locos  is a happening every June in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Although it is celebrate...
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Giveaway & Review of Journey Through France and Life
BOOK REVIEW As the dichotomy-- France and Life --of the title indicates, this book is really two different stories--several trips to France with lush diary descriptions of every meal eaten and tourist site visited; and, the personal story of the author deal...
BOOK REVIEW As the dichotomy--France and Life--of the title indicates, this book is really two different stories--several trips to France with lush diary descriptions of every meal eaten and tourist site visited; and, the p...
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Breathless in Beynac By Cherie Magnus from Passing Through Stories and Art about the Road Less Traveled At the foot of Chateau Beynac, I watch the swallows soar and wheel, catching thermals, gliding over the River Dordogne. The Chateau crowns steep cliffs t...
Breathless in Beynac By Cherie Magnus from Passing Through Stories and Art about the Road Less Traveled At the foot of Chateau Beynac, I watch the swallows soar and wheel, catching thermals, gliding o...
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Arabesque on Tour on a Blog Near You!
In honor of the tour, the kindle edition is on sale this week on Amazon for only $2.99 (a $3.00 savings). Plus if you purchase a paperback, you can get a kindle copy FREE in Amazon's Match Book program.
In honor of the tour, the kindle edition is on sale this week on Amazon for only $2.99 (a $3.00 savings). Plus if you purchase a paperback, you can get a kindle copy FREE in Amazon's Match Book program.
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Library Journal Selection
From a letter I just received: "Congratulations-your book, The Church of Tango, has been accepted into Library Journal's curated SELF-e collections! As your book is a featured selection we look forward to sharing it with subscribing libraries all over the c...
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Celebrate Valentine's Day with a book signing and reading from my latest memoir, Arabesque: Dancing on the Edge in Los Angeles. Come hear about 1960 L.A. from the point of view of a UCLA student who was there!
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I will be at a 5K.  Hope you have a great turnout.
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Valentine's Day Book Reading & Signing
Come to the Los Feliz Library on February 14, 2015 , for a Valentine's presentation--reading and signing--of Arabesque: Dancing on the Edge in Los Angeles . ( The Church of Tango will also be available.) The publication of Arabesque  (December 11, 2014) wil...
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Cherie, I ordered and read your book and really enjoyed it. At some point, I need to reread "The Church of Tango" just to catch up. So, volume 3 of the memoirs is due... when? Besos.
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Breathless in Beynac from Passing Through
Passing Through: Stories and Art About the Road Less Traveled Breathless in Beynac  by Cherie Magnus At the foot of Chateau Beynac, I watch  the swallows soar and wheel, catching thermals, gliding over the River Dordogne. The Chateau crowns steep cliffs tha...
Passing Through: Stories and Art About the Road Less Traveled Breathless in Beynac  by Cherie Magnus At the foot of Chateau Beynac, I watch the swallows soar and wheel, catching thermals, gliding over the River Dordogne...
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Giveaway and Review of From the Fifteenth District
Because as a lover of France and all things French, and because I've been reviewing books all my career as a librarian, I sometimes offer to highlight appealing titles on this blog. When I saw the evocative cover of From the Fifteenth District as a part of ...
Because as a lover of France and all things French, and because I've been reviewing books all my career as a librarian, I sometimes offer to highlight appealing titles on this blog. When I saw the evocative cover of From the ...
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  • Birmingham HS, UCLA, Immaculate Heart
    A.B., M.L.S.
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Cherie LaGess, Cherie Zarookian
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Expatriate tango teacher in Buenos Aires since 2003
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Author of The Church of Tango: a Memoir
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tango dancer and teacher, writer
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Los Angeles, CA
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Buenos Aires, AR - San Miguel de Allende, Mexico - Paris, France - Evian-les-Bains, France
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