The last black unicorn
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New York : Gallery Books, 2017.
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Biographies - 2nd Floor
792.7602 HADDISH
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Published
New York : Gallery Books, 2017.
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278 pages ; 24 cm
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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

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Haddish, T. (2017). The last black unicorn (First Gallery Books hardcover edition.). Gallery Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Haddish, Tiffany, 1979-. 2017. The Last Black Unicorn. Gallery Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Haddish, Tiffany, 1979-. The Last Black Unicorn Gallery Books, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Haddish, Tiffany. The Last Black Unicorn First Gallery Books hardcover edition., Gallery Books, 2017.

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