The prettiest horse in the glue factory : a memoir

The prettiest horse in the glue factory : a memoir
White, Corey
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  • Published: 2019
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Description

Corey White had an unimaginably harrowing childhood. Born to a heroin-addicted mother and a violent criminal father, White was in and out of abusive foster homes until a scholarship to a prestigious Brisbane boarding school lifted him out of the cycle when he was fifteen. Boarding school, and then university, awakened a love of learning and reading for him, but also brought a crashing spell of depression, and later a meth addiction. His salvation came in the form of stand-up comedy, which allowed him the freedom to stretch his intellectual muscles and to explore the wreckage of his childhood - and now he's penned this achingly beautiful and insightful memoir.

Related Subjects

Comedians--Australia--Biography.
Stand-up comedy--Australia.
Foster home care--Queensland--Brisbane.

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ISBN:

9780670079346 (paperback)

Personal Author:

White, Corey,

Title:

The prettiest horse in the glue factory : a memoir / Corey White.

Publication Info:

[London] : Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

277 pages ; 24 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Personal subject:

White, Corey.

Subject term:

Comedians--Australia--Biography.

Subject term:

Stand-up comedy--Australia.

Subject term:

Foster home care--Queensland--Brisbane.

Genre index term:

Autobiographies.

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