The Passion of Bootblacking

by Amelia Horo (Author)
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The Passion of Bootblacking is a product of Amelia Horo's journey to find a place in the LGBTQI+ community that sings to their soul. In the book, she discusses the history of bootblacking both in the LGBTQI+ community, as well as in the general public, including laws within the US and globally addressing the work of a bootblack or shoe shine since Victorian England. They also address the practical and spiritual aspects of learning the craft of bootblacking, including what products her bootblack kit contains, how to perform a proper shine, and the various titles/contests that a bootblack may compete in from the local level to the international level.

Publication date
July 27, 2021
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ISBN
9781956096057
File size
3 MB