Role Models
Role Models
John Waters

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.

Title Role Models
Author John Waters
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Title First Published 26 April 2011
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 320 p.
ISBN-10 0374532869
ISBN-13 9780374532864
Publication Date 26 April 2011
Main content page count 320
Weight 16 oz.

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