Title: Role Models - New SIGNED 1st Edition/1st ...
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Brand new SIGNED 1st Edition/1st Printing of John Water's collection of magical portraits of the people -- offbeat and not-so-offbeat -- that have influenced his development as one of America's most subversively entertaining personalities. *SIGNED* by Waters on the title page without inscription and in our presence. We will bubble-wrap it and ship it in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # ABH344
Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich?and happily horrify readers everywhere.
Role Models is, in fact, a self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities?some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to the playwright Tennessee Williams; from the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair to the insane martyr Saint Catherine of Siena; from the English novelist Denton Welch to the timelessly appealing singer Johnny Mathis?these are the extreme figures who helped the author form his own brand of neurotic happiness.
Role Models is a personal invitation into one of the most unique, perverse, and hilarious artistic minds of our time.
About the Author:
John Waters is an American filmmaker, actor, writer, and visual artist best known for his cult films, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and Cecil B. DeMented. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
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