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10 edition of Clown Girl found in the catalog.

Clown Girl

a novel

by Monica Drake

  • 81 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clowns -- Fiction,
  • Women performance artists -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMonica Drake.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3604.R354 C55 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 297 p. ;
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22749594M
    ISBN 100976631156
    ISBN 109780976631156


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Against a backdrop of Free shipping over $/5(5). Clown Girl is a devishly quirky look at a downtrodden young clown adrift in the hostile streets of Baloneytown. It is a worthy fictional successor to another Rose City female writer’s highly original novel with not-dissimilar material – Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love, an instant idiosyncratic classic about freaks in a Clown Girl book carnival that was a finalist for the National Book Award in Clown Girl Clown Girl book in Baloneytown, a seedy neighborhood where drugs, balloon animals, and even rubber chickens contribute to the local currency.

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But while this book has an unusual heroine living in an unusual subculture, it skirts the criteria I use to determine an odd book. Monica Drake (born in Lansing, Michigan) is an American fiction writer known for her novels, Clown Girl and The Stud Book.

Clown Girl was a finalist for the Ken Kesey Award for the Novel through the Oregon Book was named Best Book of by Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk in the December issue of Playboy Magazine. Actress and comedian Kristen Wiig optioned the film. The Clown (German: Ansichten eines Clowns, lit.

"Opinions of a clown") is a novel by West German writer Heinrich Böll. Plot. Hans Schnier is the "Clown" of the novel's title. He is twenty-seven years old from a very wealthy family. At the beginning of the story he arrives in Bonn, Germany. Author: Heinrich Böll.

A brilliant and hilarious book. I know that not everyone shares my sense of humor, but I disagree strongly with most of these negative reviews. Especially those that say Clown Girl just limps around town feeling sorry for herself. This is a girl with talent and ambition/5(18). Join in on the fun as Kimmi The Clown colors in her DC Superhero Girls GIANT Coloring Book from Crayola.

This awesome coloring book comes with 18. Get this from a library. Clown Girl: a novel. [Monica Drake] -- 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. Clown Girl draws the eye of Jerrod, a sweet hearted cop who wants to help her ride off into the sunset on his horse, who tries to be a stand up guy in a crumbling burg. And that becomes the strange and pathetic love triangle at the heart of Clown Girl.

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. In this darkly comic novel, Clown Girl lives in Baloneytown, a neighborhood so run down and penniless that drugs, balloon animals, and even rubber chickens contribute to the local currency.

Against a backdrop of petty crime, Clown Girl struggles to find her place in the world of high art; she has. Clown Girl | Drake has created a novel that blends the high comedy of early film stars--most notably Chaplin and W.C. Fields--to raise questions of class, gender, economics, and prejudice.

Resisting easy classification, this debut novel blends the bizarre, the humorous, and the gritty with great : Hawthorne Books. Directed by Jon Watts. With Andy Powers, Laura Allen, Peter Stormare, Christian Distefano. A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize that it's cursed/10(21K).

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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. Clown Girl A Novel (Book): Drake, Monica. All Tacoma Public Library locations are closed until further notice. Visit our COVID response page for ongoing updates. Clowns - Thematic Books for Teachers: Home > Units of Study > Clowns > Clown Book Reviews.

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I thought the name of the book was "The Nickel Plated Stove". The second book was about a girl and her siblings were out in the snow and I think they were trying to get home.

“On Thursday evening when I put the little girl to bed she said she was afraid to be alone. She told me the clown in the chair scared her. I told her to roll over and ignore it and just go to sleep.

In the book, we don't really know what IT is, as there are two portions of IT. One portion landed in Derry back in prehistoric times and actively hunts children, while the other portion of IT is out in the void - the Deadlights. The portion out in.

The book summary on the front flap totally misled me as to what the story actually was. I thought that the book was about a town called Baloneytown where everybody was a clown and 'clown girl' was just your average run of the mill clown struggling to keep up with all the other clowns around her/5(44).

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