A Boy Named Phyllis by Frank DeCaro
A Suburban Memoir

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A witty memoir of growing up and coming of age in the suburbs details the trials and tribulations of being an only child, a little pudgy, and gay among the working-class Italians of Little Falls, New Jersey. 25,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Frank DeCaro

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Frank DeCaro is a writer and performer who was born in New York and grew up in New Jersey. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and hosts his own live national talk show The Frank DeCaro Show on Sirius Satellite. DeCaro's books are A Boy Named Phyllis: A Suburban Memoir, Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie, and The Dead Celebrity Cookbook. His comic essays are included in Out, Loud, & Laughing, Out in All Directions, How to Live a Sitcom Life, Promotion in the Advertising Environment, and The Q Guide to the Golden Girls.
 
Published June 1, 1996 by Viking Adult. 240 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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