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The last black unicorn, Tiffany Haddish

Label
The last black unicorn
Title
The last black unicorn
Statement of responsibility
Tiffany Haddish
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stand-up comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish grew up in one of the poorest parts of South Central Los Angeles. Her mother wound up with a debilitating brain injury after surviving a car accident. Tiffany never fit in anywhere: not in the households she rotated through in the foster care system, and certainly not the nearly all white high school she had to ride the bus an hour to attend. As an illiterate ninth grader, Tiffany did everything she could to survive. After a multitude of jobs, she finally realized that she had talent in an area she never would have suspected: comedy. Tiffany faced the 'routine' hindrances of climbing the entertainment business ladder, but had the added obstacles of sex, race, and class in her way. But she got there. She's humble, grateful, down to earth, and funny as hell. She still cleans the toilet the way she was shown by a foster mom who worked as a maid, and she still rolls her joints the way one of her foster dads taught her. The Last Black Unicorn is a memoir of the struggles of a woman who was able to achieve her dreams by reveling in her pain and awkwardness, showing the world who she really is, and inspiring others through the power of laughter. -- Publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • April 01, 2018
  • December 01, 2017
  • June 26, 2017
Citation source
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Library Journal
  • Library Journal Prepub Alert
  • Kirkus Starred Reviews
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haddish, Tiffany
Dewey number
  • 792.7/6028092
  • B
  • 927/.927
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.H144
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haddish, Tiffany
  • Haddish, Tiffany
  • African American women comedians
  • African American actors
  • Ex-foster children
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Label
The last black unicorn, Tiffany Haddish
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Invitation -- Mascots and Bar Mitzvahs: High school years -- Laugh Factory Comedy Camp -- Family and foster care -- Titus the boyfriend -- The pimp gets pimped -- Roscoe the handicapped angel -- How I got (restarted) in comedy -- Dating -- The ex-husband -- The long road to comedy success -- Tiffany's true Hollywood stories -- She ready
Control code
BRD2017038059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781501181825
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017038059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)983269684
Label
The last black unicorn, Tiffany Haddish
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Invitation -- Mascots and Bar Mitzvahs: High school years -- Laugh Factory Comedy Camp -- Family and foster care -- Titus the boyfriend -- The pimp gets pimped -- Roscoe the handicapped angel -- How I got (restarted) in comedy -- Dating -- The ex-husband -- The long road to comedy success -- Tiffany's true Hollywood stories -- She ready
Control code
BRD2017038059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781501181825
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017038059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)983269684

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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