Set in the tumultuous time of the 1970s, “Confessions of a Disco Queen…30 some years ago” dares to ask provocative questions about race, culture, and the human need to connect.
Sensual and heartbreaking in turns, author Veronica Page takes readers through the true story of her desire to succeed in the fashion industry amid the hot box of racial struggle in New York City. ToSet in the tumultuous time of the 1970s, “Confessions of a Disco Queen…30 some years ago” dares to ask provocative questions about race, culture, and the human need to connect.
Sensual and heartbreaking in turns, author Veronica Page takes readers through the true story of her desire to succeed in the fashion industry amid the hot box of racial struggle in New York City. Told in the tune of disco against the sweeping backdrop of elaborate fashion shows, “Confessions of a Disco Queen…30 some years ago” immerses the reader in the day-to-day hardships of living as a black woman in a world that balks at both her gender and race.
Page weaves narrative with her own published newspaper articles, lush fashion descriptions with steamy romance, and cruel reality with laugh out loud honesty to create a novel that brims over with life. “Confessions Of A Disco Queen…30 some years ago” is available in eBook, softcover and hardcover through Amazon and other book retailers. Please visit the website for announcements, availability and merchandise.
Pat G’Orge-Walker, Essence Bestselling Author “Don’t Blame the Devil” says, “The rhythm of life in Confessions of a Disco Queen is a literary dance experience.”
Deidre Berry, author of The Next Best Thing and All About Eva, says, "Pazge has lived a life worth reading about. Hold on to your seats as she takes you on a thrilling ride through New York City during the decadent disco era."
Veronica Page, a native New Yorker, is currently living and writing in Phoenix, Arizona. Page graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City with an AAS degree in Fashion Buying and Merchandising but Page wasn't about to stop there. She went on to attend the Wilfred Academy of Hair and Beauty Culture in New York City where she received a certificate in Hairdressing and Cosmetology. Additionally, she also received a Certificate of Completion in Independent Filmmaker and Producer's Diploma from Dov S-S Simens at Hollywood Film Institute. Aside from her wide range of education, Page traveled the world, globetrotting from Los Angeles, California to Brussels, Belgium. In addition to having owned two American Hair Salons, Graffiti I and Graffiti II, in Brussels with a multilingual staff and creating her own fashion and cosmetic line. Page began her writing career in nonfiction. She was a contributor for a number of beauty and salon magazines as well as a particular article that appear in the widely circulated newspaper New York Amsterdam News "Another View Of What's Happening In Our Discotheques...Wallflower's View" on March 1, 1977, which sparked feedback from Ebony's editor and the late Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. She has also written the screen plays Split Ends, Not of Sound Mind and the owner of The First All Black Male Dramatized Fashion Show back in 1976. While overseas, she composed a 13 hour radio series for BRT-Belgium Radio entitled Harlem, the Past, the Present, and the Future. "Confessions of a Disco Queen...some 30 Years ago" is the true story of Page's life in New York City during the late 70s and early 80s. Its sequel, L'Archiduc's Midnight Bleus, will continue the story of Page's life in Brussels and will highlight the struggle of being an American Black woman abroad. Veronica Page is also the Executive Producer of Raggedy Ends Productions, LLC.
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Paperback, 280 pages
September 1st 2011
by Raggedy Ends Productions, LLC