Enter the twilight world of Hollywood, a world built on illusion, fantasy and passion--a world where everything and everyone has a price. From the tender and innocent LaKita and Precious, to the man-eater "Gift" who vainly seeks to heal a lifetime of hurt by making men pay for what others give for free. Beautiful young and sexy females are recruited from the college campuses and other hot stops all over America. Often Plied with drugs, alcohol, andthe lure of non-stop shopping in the luxurious boutiques in Beverly Hills, New York, London, and Paris, with a long list of bogus movie contracts, record deals, and modeling contracts that never come, these once innocent babes become hardcore call girls. There are many snares in which to trap them, including the HANGING OF AN EIGHT-MONTH OLD PREGNANT WOMAN. Meet "High-Rollers" Phila-Mojo, Mr."Dollars," and the flamboyent Crown Prince-members of an exclusive club, a loose affiliation of millionares onthe prowl for tender flesh, an "arm trophy." A little affection, a lot of attention but sadly, love is not an option. The down and out Sly comes to learn that love does have a price, and Precious learns that the cost of true love is dear, and the end result, tragedy. Set against the backdrop of Southern California during one of the worst hear waves of the 20th century, lives meets and you can In a very fascinating world where nothing is left to chance, there are no free lunches and those who dare to love, pay the price.
- Paperback | 388 pages
- 127 x 200.66 x 30.48mm | 430.91g
- 01 Oct 2001
- Bloomington, United States
- black & white illustrations