Letitia, the Dreamer(1981)
(Book 35 in the Saga of the Phenwick Women series)
A novel by Katheryn Kimbrough
Her parents had died when she was young, and Letty lived with her grandfather in a decaying Southern mansion, doing chores, attending ballet class, and dancing with her friend, Jeremiah. Although Letty was blind to the color of Jeremiah's skin, others were not. Wrongly suspected of an illicit relationship, wheter they were befriended by Letty's cousins. They they continued on to Europe, where they could be free to pursue their careers in the ballet. For Jeremiah, success seems assured. But for Letty, the struggle to the top of the dance world promises to be long and arduous. And now there is a young man competing with her career, forcing Letty to choose between her one great love, dancing, and her destiny as a Phenwick woman.
Used availability for Katheryn Kimbrough's Letitia, the Dreamer
1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback