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Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories of a Life Unaccording to Plan Book Review Summary

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In this hilarious book by Hillary Carlip, we learn about the author - a minor celebrity - as she was growing up. Even in grade school, Carlip decided to take on a new persona - that of Holly Golightly, from "Breakfast at Tiffany's". Thanks to this, her teacher gets her onto Art Linkletter's "House Party." Ever after, Carlip finds ways to be in show business and continued to make herself stand out. She takes up juggling, goes on the "Gong Show", befriends Carly Simon and Carole King, has a part in the Olivia Newton-John movie "Xanadu", is on Oprah, starts her own rock band, and writes a movie for Debbie Gibson. Carlip also examines her love life and being gay in show business. .
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   actor/actress Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   lesbianism Story of entertainer?    -   TV Comedy Actor Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Ethnicity    -   White

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes Century:    -   1960's-1970's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   very happy    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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