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Clown Girl : a novel / Monica Drake ; introduction by Chuck Palahniuk.

Drake, Monica. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780979018886 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0979018889 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (297 pages)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Portland, Or. : Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts, 2007.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Dedication; Introduction; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23;
Summary, etc.:
Clown Girl lives in Baloneytown, a seedy neighborhood where drugs, balloon animals, and even rubber chickens contribute to the local currency. Against a backdrop of petty crime, she struggles to live her dreams, calling on cultural masters Charlie Chaplin, Kafka, and da Vinci for inspiration. In an effort to support herself and her layabout performance-artist boyfriend, Clown Girl finds herself unwittingly transformed into a "corporate clown," trapping herself in a cycle of meaningless, high-paid gigs that veer dangerously close to prostitution. Monica Drake has created a novel that
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Clowns > Fiction.
Women performance artists > Fiction.
Genre: Literature.
Electronic books.
Black humor (Literature)

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