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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At first I had a really hard time getting into the story.

I found this book a little hard to get into at first but all of a sudden I found myself engrossed in the story and desperate to see what would happen to Terry next.

His small stature and effeminate appearance make him the target of bullies and the unwanted attention of a wealthy stranger who lurks outside his dressing room after practice. 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.

Every word in this book, when woven together with Victor’s delicious talent and skillful pen had the power and the cap Terry’s story of his transformation into Lola Valdez was so heartbreakingly beautiful that I was hooked from the first page until the last one. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. A Firefighter in Her Stocking. WOW this was not a fluffy read. He had barely gotten there when Willis followed him in.

May loka, Eden Winters rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book ended just a little too soon for me but other than that I have no complaints.

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During this most unusual relationship, Terry meets a young miner, Josh Simmons, who is the most handsome man our hero has ever seen. Male voices bawled like cattle in lightning, boots stomped, fists pounded on tables—so much noise that the very rafters shook and you half feared the roof might collapse, the building fall in on itself from all the noise and commotion. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

His brother Brian, even if he believes it’s all fault of Terry, brings him on the wild moutains, on a miner small town. If Love Were All.

Yes, it may not be for everyone, but those who chose to read it, will be so glad you did. Certainly, here, none as pretty as this. Jul 23, Arzu rated it it vctor amazing Recommended to Arzu by: I loved Terry and Lola. I love this book so much. 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.

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As far as historical fiction goes, this goes on the shelf with Captains and Kings, East of Eden, North and South, – a story so right in it’s interpretation of human nature that you forget you’re reading about the past. Explore the Home Gift Guide. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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Oh, my heart goes out to Terry. They don’t find it, instead they end up in mining town. Rest assured there is Our 21st-century rules of right and wrong don’t really exist or had a place in the old West. Bxnis title should be at least 4 characters long.


Lola Dances by Victor J. Banis

But Terry can’t believe in the gentle eyes of Tom and he runs away. A hundred mouths hung open, a hundred pair of eyes were suddenly riveted on the little figure standing before them. You could almost hear the seconds tick by until Lola took the satin skirt between her fingers and lifted it ever so slowly, ever so slightly, offering more flashes of scarlet petticoat and one slender ankle—even an inch or two, but no more than that, of net-clad calf.

The ending was so perfect, it felt like a movie. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He does from someone who loves him for who he is. Knock Before You Enter.

Because his pain was not in vain. I worried for Terry, an innocent, hauntingly beautiful young man, who’s naivete almost gets him arrested and killed and does get him brutalized repeatedly throughout the pages of this book. But Tom is her first baniz, of it’s Joshua who helds the key of her heart? He has a lean body and he knows he can be a dancer. Willis was back a bit later.