Lily Burana had given up on stripping years before she accepted a marriage proposal-but decided to strip her way from Florida to Alaska before settling down. Lily, now a successful journalist, looks back at stripping with a writer's perspective. Her humorous yet hard-edged memoir deftly describes funky clubs and offbeat characters, the exhilaration that overtakes a dancer on stage-and the darker realities that assail her heart when she's out of the spotlight. Strip City is both a hugely entertaining insider's account of a hidden world and a moving voyage of self-discovery. Lily Burana has written for The New York Times Book Review, GQ, New York magazine, The Village Voice, Spin, and Salon. She lives in New York State. This is her rst book.We had a robot that we made out of a fifty-gallon drum put on casters, and Max had this homemade Darth Vader costumeaa big cape, footless tights, and a homemade light saber. aWe would play variations of the Star I-Vars theme, and I woreanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Miramax Books - 2003-02-19|