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Queen of the Oddballs

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ISBN 139780061689925, 9780061877735, 9780061689949

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Queen of the Oddballs forms a chronology of Hillary Carlip's habitual straying from roads more traveled -- from a wisecracking third-grader suspended from school for smoking (while imitating Holly Golightly) to a headline-making teen activist, juggler and fire eater, friend (NOT "fan") of Carly Simon and Carole King, grand prize-winning Gong.

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Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan by Hillary Carlip. Publication Date: Ap Paperback: pages Publisher: Harper Paperbacks ISBN ISBN Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan by by Hillary Carlip.

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Hillary Carlip is an award-winning, best-selling author of five books, a noted visual artist, and has been creating content, websites, and news in the di /5.

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In Queen of the Oddballs, she breezes through her childhood as a juggler, her escapades as an extra in Xanadu, and her career as a writer; along the way, she meets Carole King, Carly Simon, Debbie. Queen of the Oddballs forms a chronology of Hillary Carlip's habitual straying from roads more traveled -from a wisecracking third-grader suspended from school for smoking (while imitating Holly Golightly) to a headline-making teen activist, juggler, and fire eater, friend (NOT "fan") of Carly Simon and Carole King, grand prize-winner Gong Show contestant, cult rock star, and.

Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan Ending the book with an anticlimactic flashback to her appearance on Oprah for her collection of. The Paperback of the Oddballs by William Sleator at Barnes & Noble.

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is a stunningly beautiful book consisting of portraits-in pictures and words-of twenty outstanding African-Americans 4/4(3). Queen of the Oddballs forms a chronology of Hillary Carlip's habitual straying from roads more traveled — from a wisecracking third-grader suspended from school for smoking (while imitating Holly Golightly) to a headline-making teen activist, juggler and fire eater, friend (NOT "fan") of Carly Simon and Carole King, grand prize-winning Gong.

How do others get it. By taking chances, letting go of limiting beliefs, making left turns and, like the subtitle of my book, Queen of the Oddballs, doing things “Unaccording to Plan”. What was being a teen girl in the world like for you.

I was a teen who felt gawky, geeky, chubby, unimportant, and invisible. Laced with scrapbook-style snippets, photographs, and other ephemera, Queen of the Oddballs is a quick read that leaves one with the sense that Carlip has invited us to truly know her.

Throughout her youth, Hillary persistently hovers between worlds -- gay and straight, high school and adulthood, self-acceptance and self-hatred. Called Queen of the Oddballs, Carlip spins a hilarious narrative, full of life-until-now strangeness (like being the first contestant ever on the Gong Show to get a.

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Her new memoir, Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan, details these life adventures and so many others.

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Illustrated with pictures, personal letters, and news clippings, and contextualized with timelines that read like primers of pop culture, Oddballs offers insight on how a freaky-deaky iconoclast (once. Oddballs is a treat for fans of Sleator, offering insights into the sources of his sense of humor and the highly imaginative topics of his novels.

Readers unfamiliar with .Carlip's third book, Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan, was an American Booksellers Association Book Sense Pick Best Seller, a Lambda Literary Award finalist in two categories (humor and memoir), and was selected by Borders as one of the Best Literary Memoirs of Born: Octo (age 63), Los .Windy City Times: I'd love to talk about Queen of the Oddballs.

In the title alone, I was attracted to the word 'oddball' because I think so many people in the queer community especially, always.