Audrey Hepburn's Pearls: Part I
Part one of two.
In 1967, George was the legendary Georgina Monroe, the best Marilyn Monroe drag impersonator New York City had ever seen. But in 1994, George is a recluse who is scared of everyone and everything. Enter Ruiz, a young Latina pageant drag queen known as Audrey the Ritz, famous for her Audrey Hepburn impersonation. Since she was fourteen, she had admired Georgina Monroe's career obsessively, always wondering about why she disappeared so suddenly. During a chance encounter, Ruiz gets to meet George, and through a gentle friendship and a strong bond, Ruiz starts to uncover a story she never could have imagined in her worst nightmares. Stories of the mob, glamour, love, heartbreak, addiction, murder,and intensely dangerous secrets abound in this lgbt novel about ever present issues that pervade throughout time. Told through voices young and old, we follow the story of Georgina and Ruiz as witnesses to truths that are rarely told.