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Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual Book Tour for WILDFLOWER by Kyle Taylor, a historical fictionalized biography available in May. The tour will run June 2-27, and Kyle is available for guest post and interviews. No reviews for this book are requested.
Alan will be awarding a $25 Amazon gift card to the commenter with the most interesting question during the tour, plus he will be giving away ebook givaways of all three of his books randomly throughout the tour. He will also be giving away a $25 Amazon gift card to a randomly drawn host. Edited to update prize information. Congratulations to Trix (commenter) and LizaOConnor-Author (host).
“More fun than a sex party!”
Long before Ru Paul eyed his first pair of six inch stilettos or Boy George donned his colorful caftan, a handsome young man from the small town of Round Rock, Texas barnstormed the stages of Europe’s most lavish theaters and night clubs as Barbette, a beautiful aerialist drag queen who became a scandalous sensation throughout the Roaring Twenties.
Performing his erotic, high wire and trapeze routine in lavish, feminine regalia, Barbette shocked audiences by revealing the true nature of his gender at the very end of his act.
From a child who picked cotton and walked his mother’s clothes line to headlining at the Moulin Rouge in spectacular drag, Wildflower reveals long-forgotten secrets of this enigmatic performer: his arrest in London on morals charges, his bout with polio, his infamous collaborations with some of Hollywood’s greatest stars—Orson Welles, Vincente Minnelli and Judy Garland,Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis as well as his hidden affair with French surrealist Jean Cocteau.
Wildflower captivates with every page, dramatically revealing the startling and at times heart-breaking story of Round Rock’s first and greatest drag queen.
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