She was Rosita . . .
The Flamenco Rose, the whirling gypsy dancer, who set audiences afire with her clicking castanets — a delicate, dark-eyed beauty pirouetting her way to fame in the world of ballet.
But Rosita yearned to be a woman and control her own destiny — even if it meant defying her wild heritage, her demanding mentor, and the passionate, possessive man she loved.