The Resource Clown Girl: : a novel, (ebook)

Clown Girl: : a novel, (ebook)

Label
Clown Girl: : a novel
Title
Clown Girl:
Title remainder
a novel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 riffs on 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 stunning skill
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Drake, Monica
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clowns
  • Women performance artists
Target audience
adult
Label
Clown Girl: : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780979018886
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11811677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11811677
System control number
MWT11811677
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Clown Girl: : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780979018886
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11811677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11811677
System control number
MWT11811677
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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