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Dirty White Boy: Tales of Soho

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"What is the correct etiquette for visiting a brothel? How should one react when a transsexual wants to show off her latest surgery? Is it appropriate to speak to television personalities when they're buying underwear? These are the questions that matter in London's Soho neighborhood, where Clayton Littlewood runs the cult clothing store Dirty White Boy." "From his window on one of the busiest street corners in the world, Littlewood watches the daily parade of fashion queens, prostitutes, gangsters, and celebrities that make up the population of
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Overview

"What is the correct etiquette for visiting a brothel? How should one react when a transsexual wants to show off her latest surgery? Is it appropriate to speak to television personalities when they're buying underwear? These are the questions that matter in London's Soho neighborhood, where Clayton Littlewood runs the cult clothing store Dirty White Boy." "From his window on one of the busiest street corners in the world, Littlewood watches the daily parade of fashion queens, prostitutes, gangsters, and celebrities that make up the population of this strangest of villages. Dirty White Boy is a vivid mosaic of modern London, caught between the ghosts of the past and the uncertainties of the future." The cast of characters range from Sue Maggie, the girls from the brothel upstairs, to Angela the feisty trannie to Pam the Fag Lady, begging for money and cuddles, and Chico, the campest queen on Old Compton Street - not to mention cameo appearances from Kathy Griffin, Janice Dickinson and Graham Norton. And amidst all this madness occurs one of the stranges and most touching love stories you will ever read.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573443302
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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