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Mr. know-it-all : the tarnished wisdom of a filth elder / John Waters.

Waters, John, 1946- (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch B W3293 2019 (Text) 33126022538379 New Adult Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch B W3293 2019 (Text) 33126022538361 New Adult Biography Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch B W3293 2019 (Text) 33126022538338 New Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374214968
  • ISBN: 0374214964
  • Physical Description: x, 372 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-370).
Formatted Contents Note:
Mr. know-it-all -- Bye bye, underground -- Accidentally commercial -- Going Hollywood -- Clawing my way higher -- Tepid applause -- Sliding back down -- Back in the gutter -- I got rhythm -- Act bad -- Gristle -- Delayed -- Overexposed -- Flashback -- One-track mind -- My brutalist dream house -- No vacation -- Betsy -- Run-on Andy -- My son, Bill -- Grim reaper.
Summary, etc.:
Waters relates themes about which he is an expert, including: how to fail upward in Hollywood; how to develop musical taste from Nervous Norvus to Maria Callas; how to build a home so ugly and trendy that no one but you would dare live in it; how to tell someone you love them without emotional risk; and how to cheat death itself. Through it all, Waters swears by one undeniable truth: "Whatever you might have heard, there is absolutely no downside to being famous. None at all." -- author's website.
Subject: Waters, John, 1946-
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Biography.
Aging > Anecdotes.
Artists > United States > Biography.
Older gay men > United States > Biography.

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