Where There is Movement



Where There is Movement Too edged out for the citizens of little Corvallis, Oregon, Evan Knapp writes a note to change his life I won t be home for dinner And he is gone, teenager, aspiring dancer and now runaway He is bound for the ballet world of Portland with 15 dollars, nowhere to sleep and a support system of exactly him On the fringes of Portland society, he finds a grungy flop house and seeks out the studios where he can practice his art By day and evening, a prodigy dance student and lauded performer, by midnight a careening partaker of Portland s deep underground scene, Evan flings himself head first toward ballet luminescence or back alley extinction Peopled with mods and Wave os, prostitutes and punks, the beautiful broken and happy, squatting bohemians, Evan negotiates roiling seas of counter culture culture and mainstream art world success A career expanding and a psyche imploding, he stalks his missing pieces with grace and fury.Told with bare naked truth and startling humor unique, Evan Knapp s real life descent into the darkest corners of the 1980s resounds far beyond the last page. New Download [ Where There is Movement ] by [ Evan Knapp ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 71 pages
  • Where There is Movement
  • Evan Knapp
  • English
  • 21 June 2018

9 thoughts on “Where There is Movement

  1. Mario says:

    In just over 12,000 words, Evan Knapp shares a story of self discovery and struggle The reader is immediately drawn into the angst of the adolescent struggle for self worth and validation The honesty and candor with which Knapp writes his own story is at once heartbreaking and titillating I found myself wanting to know , turning each page to read what turn his life would take I am humbled by the strength and drive Evan shows as a teenager leaving home living his life on the streets to ch In just over 12,000 words, Evan Knapp shares a story of self discovery and struggle The reader is immediately drawn into the angst of the adolescent struggle for self worth and validation The honesty and candor with which Knapp writes his own story is at once heartbreaking and titillating I found myself wanting to know , turning each page to read what turn his life would take I am humbled by the strength and drive Evan shows as a teenager leaving home living his life on the streets to chase his passion, his art Nothing would hinder the pursuit of his dream of being a dancer Dance was his l...

  2. M.J. says:

    A truly remarkable and timeless tale of the very human struggle with identity in a harsh world of judgement Evan Knapp takes us into the dark yet hopeful world of a young soul grappling with not only his sexual identity but his artistic one as well His story takes place in the eighties, a decade of excess that, yet, was as constricting to individuality as it was permissive We are instantly drawn into his personal journey of separation from family, pursuit of his intrinsic and desperate need t A truly remarkable and timeless tale of the very human struggle with identity in a harsh world of judgement Evan Knapp takes us into the dark yet hopeful world of a young soul grappling with not only his sexual identity but his artistic one as well His story takes place in the eighties, a decade of excess that, yet, was as constricting to individuality as it was permissive We are instantly drawn into his personal journey of separation from family, pu...

  3. Catherine McCarthy says:

    I read this memoir in on sitting as it is quite short I loved the pace and the author s phraseology I also connected with the time period in which the story was set, the references to certain bands, fashions etc The reason I gave it four stars was because it seemed to end quite abruptly and therefore felt a little unresolved Having said that, it was clear that the writer eventually found his way in a life that might otherwise have been self destructive, and for this I was glad, as all the wa I read this memoir in on sitting as it is quite short I loved the pace and the author s phraseology I also connected with the time period in which the story was set, the references to certain bands, fashions etc The reason I gave it four stars was because it seemed to end quite abruptly and therefore felt a little unresolved Having said that, it was clear that the writer eventually found his way in a lif...

  4. Chase Hackett says:

    An effective and beautifully written memory of life as a runaway and struggling dancer in the 1980s.

  5. A.C. Merkel says:

    Beautifully written definitely related to the bullying in the early part of the book I don t usually do memoirs But this one is right on the mark for people in entertainment fields Will be an even better read for people specifically in dance and theatre Was worri...

  6. Daniel Elder says:

    I only wanted it to be longer A wonderfully told short tale about growing up, striking out, finding one s own way I would love to readfrom this author, especially about the characters he describes on the streets of Portland.

  7. Petrina Binney says:

    A little joy of a book Evan Knapp takes us through from his childhood in Oregon, through his adolescence and dreams of becoming a dancer, all the way through to the day he left home with fifteen dollars in his pocket and a note left for his parents and into the mixed up, eighties, no holds barred world in which he found himself An absolute delight I smiled, I teared up, I felt very deeply for the young Evan, and it was fascinating for me a child of the eighties to see the age in which he A little joy of a book Evan Knapp takes us through from his childhood in Oregon, through his adolescence and dreams of becoming a dancer, all the way through to the day he left home with fifteen dollars in his pocket and a note left for his parents and into the mixed up, eighties, no holds barred world in which he found himself An absolute delight I smiled, I teared up, I felt ver...

  8. smirnoff says:

    A pleasure to read The storytelling is unguarded and welcoming Onthan few occasions I stopped, grabbed a pen, and underlined a sentence to go back and enjoy later on it s own A blurb on the cover says it s bound to resonate with anyone who ever felt like they were on the outside looking in I say the author s reflections transcend the circumstances and resonate on a deeper level If the writing is honest there will be universality in it, no matter how specific the story Where There A pleasure to read The storytelling is unguarded and welcoming Onthan few occasions I stopped, grabbed a pen, and underlined a sentence to go back and enjoy later on it s own A blurb on the cover says it s bound to resonate with anyone who ever felt like they were on the outside looking in I say the author s reflect...

  9. Anya Pavelle says:

    Anyone who has run away or wanted to and launched themselves into the unknown will empathize with the protagonist in this book Things don t always go smoothly, but there s a beauty in the discovery of self and in the surrounding world The author captures the essence of striking out on one s own in all of its adventure and messiness I never ran away, but when I was younger, I packed up everything and moved to a separate state on my own There s a certain gravitas and the need to surrender wi Anyone who has run away or wanted to and launched themselves into the unknown will empathize with the protagonist in this book Things don t always go smoothly, but there s a beauty in the discovery of self and in the surrounding world The author captures the essence of striking out on one s own in all of its ...

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