The Dance Claimed Me: A Biography of Pearl Primus
By Peggy Schwartz and Murray Schwartz

The first full-scale biography of the seminal dancer, anthropologist, and educator, who championed social and racial justice through her blazingly original choreography and performances.

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"Peggy and Murray have taken the great, complicated life and legacy of Pearl Primus and given us a way to learn, breathe and feel Pearl's life journey. It reads like a mystery novel, turning and churning at unexpected moments. Dance scholars, African American historians and lovers of dance will all inhale this book." --Jawole Willa Jo Zollar