Now in a collector’s print edition! Victor J. Banis’ landmark Western tale is back! Sometimes funny, sometimes tragic and often bawdy, Lola. Sometimes funny, sometimes tragic and often bawdy, “Lola Dances” ranges from the slums of the Bowery to the mining camps of. From the bestselling author of ‘Longhorns’. Sometimes funny, sometimes tragic and often bawdy, Lola Dances ranges from the slums of the Bowery to the.
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Driven by this powerful attraction, by some overwhelming need, Terry stalks Simmons, and one night, in the privacy of the dark, surprises the gorgeous miner with a sexual offering.
Lola Dances by Victor J. Banis
Sometimes funny, sometimes tragic and often bawdy, Lola Dances ranges from the slums of the Bowery to the mining camps of California and Montana, to the Barbary Coast of San Francisco. Though I found it difficult to read about Terry’s difficult life with a self-absorbed and abusive brother, by staying with the story I was greatly rewarded for my perseverance. Great characters, great plot, great story.
Raped by a drunken profligate and threatened with prison, Terry flees the Bowery to disappear into the wilderness of the West. Little Terry Murphy, pretty and effeminate, dreams of becoming a dancer A fantastic read from start to finish.
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Because his pain was not in vain. The situation goes from bad to worse.
The cast of characters is varied and well written, even secondary characters manage to jump from the page. Throughout the book, you witness damces Terry transforms from the abused little boy to the confident beautiful Lola.
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While I sometimes felt that the story meandered a bit, in the end I realized that it hadn’t it was just the journey the characters needed to take.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. He’d been through so much that when he finally found what he wanted, he threw up a wall against it, in the form of a memory grown sweeter with time. He is an easy character to love. So naive and lost, looking for love without really knowing what it meant or how to find it.
Even the slap, slap, slap of the cards at the poker tables went still. May 08, Eden Winters rated it it was amazing Shelves: Raped by a drunken profligate and threatened with prison, Terry flees the Bowery and finds himself in the rugged settlement of Alder Gulch, where he stands out like a sore thumb among the camp’s macho inhabitants–until the day he puts on a dress and dances for the unsuspecting miners as beautiful Lola Valdez–and wins fame, fortune and, ultimately, love.
Wanting something unattainable, but never really knowing what that something was. First let me say that this in NOT your typical gay romance novel. Unfortunately, the only thing you vuctor do would be to have Van Arnsdt get hsi just desserts quite so poetically.
Buy Captain Harding and His Men. Raped by a drunken profligate and threatened with prison, Terry flees the Bowery and finds himself in the rugged settlement of Alder Gulch, where he stands out like a sore thumb among the camp’s macho inhabitants–until the day he puts on a dress and dances for the unsuspecting miners as beautiful Lola Valdez–and wins fame, fortune dnaces, ultimately, love.
We just take what we are dannces and make do. Sins of the Father. But the blushing boy did worm his way into my heart eventually. The Spellbound Box Set: Could not put in downread it in one night.
I recommends this book. No trivia or quizzes yet. At the beginning of the story, Terry is barely making ends meet dajces trying to achieve his dream of becoming a dancer.
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In his misery, Terry finds another dream to clinge to not fall apart: Even if he has to suffer bania mocks of the other guys. The ending has me subtracting an additional 1.
Lola Dances gets a spot in my best-of-the-best shelf for its absolutely incredible portrayal of a man who becomes a woman and a woman who just happens to be a man in 19th century America.
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You’re hoping, you’re crossing your fingers, you want this kid to survive and in the end you know this kid is going to survive. It was very suspenseful, and I found myself very much surprised by certain turns of events. Success strucks immediately, and Terry manages also to have a night with Joshua, but the morning after he discovers that Joshua and Brian have left the town together and Terry is loney again. Lola Dances Victor J.
So naive and lost, looking for love without really knowing what it meant or how to find it. There vivtor movement about the room, and no doubt some of them would have charged right up onto the stage, but Willis had the good sense to quickly whisk the curtain closed, lolq the last glimpse the miners had of Lola Valdez was the kiss victlr blew to them.