The Unsinkable Bambi Lake: A Fairy Tale Containing the Dish on Cockettes, Punks, and Angels

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Manic D Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 157 pages
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Introduction by Exene Cervenka In the wake of hit movies TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERY THING, and PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT comes a personal account of one individual's evolution from innocent, suburban Johnny Purcell into fabulous, sophisticated Bambi Lake. From a fantasy filled childhood to San Francisco's queer salad days in the 70's absolutely nothing is off-topic in this sexy, revealing drama.

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Review: The Unsinkable Bambi Lake: A Fairy Tale Containing The Dish On Cockettes, Punks, And Angels

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

Really great stories from a unique perspective. I had been looking for a copy of this book for a long time and finally found a copy. So glad I got to read it. Recommended! Read full review

Review: The Unsinkable Bambi Lake: A Fairy Tale Containing The Dish On Cockettes, Punks, And Angels

User Review  - Alvin - Goodreads

I may be listed as the co-author, but really I was just an editor. Bambi's story is unique and universal, fascinating and frightening, and one of the most compelling I've ever heard. It was a privilege to help her write it down. Read full review

Contents

PLATFORMS AND MONKEY FURS
43
ONAGATA INAMORATA
55
THE GOLDEN AGE OF HUSTLERS
81
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Orloff is a founding member of the gay performance group, The Popstitutes.

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