I look like that when I perform, thought Bambi Labelle, as she watched the whole, uplifting performance. She clapped wildly at the finale as all of the dancers and singers finally spread across the stage.
“Well,” said Angela as many of the patrons rose to their feet and applauded. “It wasn’t that good, was it? None of this was real.”
“Oh, Angela,” said the Countess, standing up with the people around them and applauding just as Hélène was doing. “It was a fabulous show. Now you can see why the sissies are down here with us. If they ever were as perfect as the girls up there, they wouldn’t be serving us. And Vidal,” she laid her hand on Vidal’s as he was beaming and applauding just like everyone else around them, “there was this beautiful girl in the show last week who wasn’t there today. LaBelle, the beautiful girl, that was her name. Where is she today?
Free Preview | Full Web Edition
This title is formatted for viewing on e-book readers such as the Kindle and iPad (with Acrobat app), as well as computer viewing. We suggest right-clicking on these links and selecting “Save As” or “Save Link As…” (depending on your browser). – Or on a one-button mouse like you find on older Macs, that’s a Control-click to bring up the menu.