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PRETTY THINGS: The Last Generation of American Bur

By: LIZ GOLDWYN

Price: $22.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM13443

ISBN: 0060889446

Condition: GOOD MARKED


Liz Goldwyn's lifelong fascination with the inimitable glamour of classic burlesque inspired her to spend the past eight years corresponding with, visiting, interviewing, receiving striptease lessons from, and forming close relationships with the last generation of the great American burlesque queeens. Goldwyn invites us to step back into an era when the hourglass figure was in vogue and striptease was a true art form. Meet Betty "Ball of Fire" Rowland, who was known for her flaming red hair and bump-and-grind routines. (It turns out she once sued the author's grandfather, Samuel Goldwy... View more info