Author and infamous chanteuse Bambi Lake has been the subject of a documentary (“Sticks & Stones”), a ballad revival (“Golden Age of Hustlers”), and has inspired those who have followed in the decades since her first appearance with The Cockettes in the early 1970s.
|Publisher:||Manic D Press, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Alvin Orloff was born and raised in Northern California. He is the author of three novels, and has been widely published in anthologies and literary journals. He has worked as an independent bookseller for decades. He lives in San Francisco.
Exene Cervenka is an American singer, artist, and poet, known for her work as a singer in the California punk rock band X. She lives in Southern California.
Table of Contents
Introduction Exene Cervenka 9
Up the Airy Mountain 11
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 23
Awake In A Dream 27
Platforms and Monkey Furs 42
Onnagata Inamorata 54
Up, Up, and Away 59
Ice Queens of Berlin 67
The Golden Age of Hustlers 77
Prisoners in Lace 90
Roberta Shreds 100
Our Lady of the Wayside 121
Hello?… Excuse Me?… La Dolce Vita 136
Boner Babes 143