I'm the One That I Want

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Ballantine Books, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 213 pages
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Comedian. Icon. TV star. Role model. Trash talker. Fag hag. Gypsy. Tramp. Thief. Margaret Cho displays her numerous sides in this funny, fierce, and honest memoir. As one of the country’s most visible Asian Americans, she has a unique perspective on identity and acceptance. As one of the country’s funniest and most quoted personalities, she takes no prisoners. And as a warm and wise woman who has seen the highs and lows of life, she has words of encouragement for anyone who has ever felt like an outsider. With I’m the One That I Want, Margaret Cho has written a book every bit as hilarious, shocking, and insightful as she is.

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User Review  - alanna1122 - LibraryThing

I think I might need to stop reading comedian's memoirs. I feel like I have been so disappointed with a bunch of them in a row. I picked up this book mostly because I remember way back when the earth ... Read full review

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User Review  - ametralladoras - LibraryThing

This whole book is just about self-loathing. Seriously, from start to finish it's all about her problems with drugs, alcohol, guys, sex, Hollywood, weight, parents, school, comedy, etc. etc. Every ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Margaret Cho was born in 1968 and raised in San Francisco. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her dog, Ralph (pronounced Rafe, as in Fiennes).


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